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Instagram Leans on Facebook to Root out Election Misinformation

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Jamil Jaffer on Protecting Elections From Interference

Instagram is relying on parent Facebook Inc.’s help to root out the people and organizations that will try to manipulate its users with misinformation in the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

“We are just as big a target as Facebook if not a larger target,” Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, said at an event at the company’s New York offices. “This isn’t a problem that ends.”