Facebook's Misjudgments Delayed Response to Election Concerns

Facebook’s leaders for months appeared oblivious to deepening public concern about its social impact and Washington’s increasing agitation about Russia's role in influencing the 2016 election, especially from the left, a problem that has worsened a public backlash against it and other Silicon Valley behemoths. That misjudgment appears to have contributed to its halting response to the Russian manipulation.