The post-IRA indictment reality at Facebook.

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Virginia Heffernan talks to Siva Vaidhyanathan, the author of Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy, about the post-IRA indictment struggles at Facebook and whether it can be saved.

Plus, Steve Waltien and Kate James join with a new Facebook ad and a doctor with a particular set of skills.

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Virginia Heffernan is a contributing editor at Politico. Follow her on Twitter.