FB Can't Guarantee Social Media Good For Democracy

Facebook is hitting the emergency button when it comes to how Russians may have used the social media platform to influence the 2016 US elections. While they are doing what they can (for the moment) to expose bots and other artificial news sites, it is a problem akin to telemarketers -- almost impossible to stop. Here's the sobering story of how social media may not be the best thing for a democracy.