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Nov 14, 2017
Facebook agrees to support new limited federal rules on online political adsFacebook has also endorsed rules requiring greater transparency around candidate-focused ads that run in the weeks around Election Day.
Nov 09, 2017
Russian media watchdog goes after Facebook; questions safety of personal information of Russian citizensAbout 14 percent people — 22.6 million of Russia's 144.3 million population — were on Facebook in 2016, as per Statista, an online market research portal.
Nov 04, 2017
Facebook admits that there are up to 270 million fake or duplicate accounts on its platformAround two-to-three per cent of its 2.1 billion monthly users in the third quarter of 2017 were "user-misclassified and undesirable accounts", Facebook said.
Nov 02, 2017
These are the ads that Russian-linked accounts allegedly used to game the 2016 US presidential electionThe ads are a portion of the 3,000 ads that Facebook had provided to congressional investigators.
Nov 01, 2017
US senators slam Facebook for not catching 2016 election ads bought with Russian rublesThe Facebook lawyer responded that there was little the company could do if a foreign advertiser used a US shell corporation.
Oct 31, 2017
Facebook, Twitter and Google execs head for hearings on Russian-meddling in the 2016 US Presidential electionsFacebook and Twitter have taken steps toward self-regulation, saying they would create their own public archives of election-related ads.
Oct 28, 2017
Russia meddling in US election? Washington jury approves first charges in probe led by independent prosecutorA Washington grand jury has approved the first charges in the Russia probe led by independent prosecutor Robert Mueller
Oct 20, 2017
CIA chief Mike Pompeo says Russian meddling in 2016 US presidential election did not sway resultCIA director Mike Pompeo that US intelligence agencies had concluded that Russian interference did not affect the outcome of the 2016 US presidential election.
Oct 08, 2017
Facebook to make ad scrutiny more stringent after facing flak for succumbing to hate speech propagatorsFacebook is going to require ads that are targetted to people based on "politics, religion, ethnicity or social issues" to be manually reviewed.
Oct 02, 2017
Google initiates probe into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential electionGoogle has now launched a probe into the role its services could have played in the Russian interference.