Some Facebook users will be able to see which Russia-linked pages they interacted with on the social network.
Facebook still won’t tell users whether the propaganda they saw was a paid ad or a post in the News Feed.
The move follows in the footsteps of Twitter.
Facebook said Wednesday that it would let some of its users see whether they liked or followed pages belonging to Russia-linked operatives that sowed political divisiveness around the 2016 US presidential election.
A new page to be published on Facebook’s help center by the end of the year will show whether some accounts interacted with the Russia-linked accounts, Facebook said in a blog post on Wednesday.
“This is part of our ongoing effort to protect our platforms and the people who use them from bad actors who try to undermine our democracy,” Facebook said.
Roughly 150 million of Facebook’s users saw posts shared by pages belonging to the Russian propaganda organization known as the Internet Research Agency,…