Facebook: Russian trolls are back. And they’re here to meddle with 2020


People linked to the Internet Research Agency, the Kremlin-backed troll group indicted by the United States for its alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election, are laying the groundwork to do the same in 2020, new information released by Facebook on Monday suggests.

Profiles originating in Russia had since the beginning of this year been building a network of accounts on Instagram designed to look like groups in swing states, the company said. Instagram is owned by Facebook (FB).

Article URL : https://edition.cnn.com/2019/10/21/tech/russia-instagram-accounts-2020-election/index.html

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