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The Facebook Dilemma | How Facebook Was “Weaponized” In Ukraine | FRONTLINE

Ukrainian officials say Facebook was used to spread disinformation and propaganda in their country before Russia carried out similar interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections.

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Facebook insiders reveal details about how Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg prepared to take the rapidly growing business to the next level by going public. In a scene from FRONTLINE’s upcoming documentary, “The Facebook Dilemma,” hear from insiders about the company’s decision to ramp up its data collection on users.

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