The Next Big Focus In The Russia Investigations: Social Media – NPR

GOOGLE NEWS Enlarge this image Facebook and Twitter appear to be key platforms in Russia’s interference in the 2016 election; investigators want to know more. Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images For more than nine months, Twitter and Facebook have tried to dodge the intense public scrutiny involved with the investigation into Russian interference in last year’s presidential election. Now they’re in the spotlight. Congressional investigators are digging in on Russia’s use of Facebook, Twitter and other social media companies to try to influence the 2016 campaign. And after a series of escalating complaints by...

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