On Thursday, Facebook provided researchers internal data about how content is shared on its platform, The Wall Street Journal reports. The report comes after nearly two years of delays partly due to the research and resources required to release the data without sacrificing user privacy. Researchers said the data could help better understand "fake news" stories and the quality of information shared on the site. Meanwhile, a Moscow court fined Facebook and Twitter $63,000 each for failing to store Russian citizens’ data in Russia.
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