“One thing stuck out. Towns where Facebook use was higher than average … reliably experienced more attacks on refugees … And the effect apparently works the other way, too … Researchers tested their findings by examining every sustained internet outage in their study window … Sure enough, whenever internet access went down in an area with high Facebook use, attacks on refugees dropped significantly.” These study results probably don’t prove anything completely conclusive. But they sure seem bad. NYT: Facebook Fueled Anti-Refugee Attacks in Germany.

+ The bad actors definitely believe in these connections: Facebook Identifies New Influence Operations Spanning Globe.