You can now check to see if you follow Russian propaganda on Facebook and Instagram


However, the tool won’t tell you if you saw or shared any of their posts.

Facebook announced last month that it would create a tool for the users to see if they follow pages and accounts that were backed or linked to Russian groups.

The tool is working now, by yourself you can see if any pages you liked were created by Russia’s Internet Research Agency.

The Internet Research Agency published some 80,000 posts between early 2015 and mid-2017. The company also disclosed some 4000 ad buys by the group, and said that its post may have been seen by as many as 140 million people.

The tool will show you a list of the various pages that you follow that are linked to the Kremlin-backed group, you can find it in the Facebook Help Center, but the tool won’t tell you if you shared or saw content from the pages.

Facebook committed to additional steps against misinformation on its platform in recent months. The company plans to hire an additional 1000 staffers to screen Facebook ads, and it wants to give users a way to easily review all the ads a campaign is running on its service, including the ones that wouldn’t target that specific user.

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You can now check to see if you follow Russian propaganda on Facebook and Instagram