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The Russian troll farm responsible for running disinformation campaigns intended to influence the 2016 presidential election reached more people on Instagram than on Facebook, and Russian-government-linked accounts are still spreading disinformation on both of the platforms at even higher rates than before the 2016 presidential election, two reports released Monday found.
The reports showed that the Russian-owned Internet Research Agency has increased its presence on Instagram and Facebook following the 2016 presidential election, during which it conducted sophisticated and expansive disinformation campaigns across social media to spread divisive political messages.