How Did Facebook Lose Its Way? A New PBS Documentary Has Some Ideas

Frontline’s yearlong investigation will air this fall


The hits just keep on coming for Facebook. Yesterday, the company announced that it had removed dozens of accounts that were seeking to interfere with the midterm elections.

And as the fallout continues from Russia’s efforts to influence the 2016 election via the platform, PBS’ Frontline documentary series is putting the final touches on its yearlong investigation into Facebook and its recent scandals. The program, called The Facebook Dilemma, will air this fall.

Frontline producers, and others involved in the program, talked about the rise and fall of Facebook yesterday at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour in L.A.,

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