According to reviews, it seems that the world’s massive social media platforms together with Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, haven’t taken any steps to block info popping out of official Russian sources within the wake of that nation’s invasion of Ukraine.
Critics are calling the posts from Russian accounts “propaganda.”
According to Fox News, Twitter refused to remark on the problem after they’d somebody attain out to them. The Meta Group, which owns Facebook and Instagram, has not responded as of the time of this writing.
Fox goes on to report that one Russian authorities account on Twitter “has nearly 380,000 followers and regularly posts Kremlin talking points laden with Putin fanfare.” It’s price noting that this can be a blue-check verified Twitter account in query.
“On Thursday, the account posted over 20 tweets defending Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, claiming in one that, ‘The purpose of this operation is to protect people who, for 8 years now, have been facing genocide perpetrated by the Kyiv regime.'”
The “President of Russia” account has much more followers, roughly 1.2 million at the moment. This account talks concerning the “Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics” saying they’ve “signed a treaty of friendship and cooperation.”
The areas of Donetsk and Lugansk are nonetheless formally considered by a lot of the remainder of the world to be elements of Ukraine.