Report: Facebook posts from 2012 show Iran’s national broadcaster trialed a US political influence campaign via 300+ fake accounts, years earlier than thought (Kevin Collier/NBC News)

Kevin Collier / NBC News:
Report: Facebook posts from 2012 show Iran’s national broadcaster trialed a US political influence campaign via 300+ fake accounts, years earlier than thought  —  The attempts seem to be experiments that were quickly abandoned, and none of those identified received substantial engagement.