Twitter to notify users who got played by Russian propaganda accounts

Over a half million Twitter users are about to be on the receiving end of an inbox surprise. 

No, not the news of an unexpected verification. Nor something more prosaic, such as their unwitting participation in a new feature test group. Rather, Twitter will be dropping a little email truth bomb: You got played by a Russian troll army. 

In a Friday blog post, the social media giant said it plans to inform 677,775 people who, over the course of the 2016 presidential "election period," followed, liked, or retweeted accounts "potentially" connected to the now infamous Internet Research Agency. Read more...

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