Inside Facebook’s European election war room

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The social network has created a team in Dublin to counter wrongdoing, but political ads and misinformation are still reaching voters.

  • Mark Scott
  • Politico

DUBLIN — In a sparsely decorated office in the center of the Irish capital, dozens of Facebook staffers are working to protect the upcoming European election.

The group of twentysomething coders, engineers and content specialists sit hunched over multiple screens, scanning the platform for potential illegal behavior.

Wall-mounted television monitors keep them up to date on the latest chatter on the world’s largest…

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