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Meta Cracks Down on Russia-Backed Media on Facebook, Instagram

  • Facebook to label posts that have links to Russia-backed media
  • The move is part of broader effort to limit Russian propaganda
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Facebook Curbs Pro-Russia Disinformation as Ukrainians Targeted

Facebook parent company Meta Platforms Inc. is cracking down further on the spread of posts and links from Russian-backed state media organizations following the Russian military’s invasion of Ukraine. 

Meta will start to label posts that include links to Russian-backed state media that appear on Facebook and Instagram in the coming days, said Nick Clegg, the company’s president of global affairs. These links will be attached to posts worldwide.