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Senators make fake Facebook group to show how fake news is spread

Two Democratic senators recently created a fictitious Facebook group to prove just how easy it is to target specific people with fake news.

Sens. Mark Warner of Virginia and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota built a group on Facebook and named it “Americans for Disclosure Solutions” which has the acronym ADS. The senators then paid Facebook to show ads to journalists and staffers on the Hill. The news was first reported by Axios.

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