Reply to post: Re: "If Facebook can control millions of votes [...], is that still democracy?"

Can Facebook influence an election result?

P. Lee Silver badge

Re: "If Facebook can control millions of votes [...], is that still democracy?"

>why should it bother Facebook?

Because facebook probably doesn't care about the election result, but if it got caught influencing things, or appearing to influence things, it may lose the goodwill of organisations and people who voted the other way. In a close election, it could annoy half its US users.

Other media isn't (pretending to be) "infrastructure."

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