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Check now to see if you liked any Russian troll accounts on Facebook

Check now to see if you liked any Russian troll accounts on Facebook
From TechCrunch - December 22, 2017

This fall saw ever-rising estimates of the number of people reached by Russian-backed troll accountsjust shy of 150 million at last count . Now the social network has at last released the tool it promised last month allowing users to see if they liked or followed one of the many pages or pieces of content put online during the sketchy attempt at mass manipulation.

Far from shouting the availability of this tool from the rooftops, Facebook waited until the Friday before Christmas, a traditional dumping-ground for items companies would rather go unnoticed, and then stuck the tool deep in the help pages. Nice try, Facebook!

To its credit, though, the tool is remarkably simple to use. Just go to this page and it should display any of the accounts created by Russias Internet Research Agency that you might have liked or followed. If you log into your Instagram account, itll show that info too.

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