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Nov 02, 2017
US lawmakers release batch of Russian-bought Facebook ads during the 2016 US electionsSome of the ads sampled specifically dealt with the US election and were critical of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.
Nov 02, 2017
Facebook's quarterly earnings remain unperturbed despite intense criticism for Russian-bought Facebook adsThe company’s performance was strong in comparison with smaller social media firms Snap Inc and Twitter, Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter said.
Nov 01, 2017
Facebook, Twitter and Google defend themselves before US lawmakers over Russian meddling in the 2016 Presidential electionsThese posts, which Facebook says were created by a Kremlin-linked company, were amplified through likes, shares and comments, and spread to tens of millions of people.
Oct 31, 2017
Facebook gave information on the political ideologies of its US audience to advertisersFacebook will soon be testifying on the issue of Russian-linked ads influencing the outcome of the elections that put Donald Trump in power.
Oct 28, 2017
Facebook, Google and Twitter to testify before a US Senate Judiciary regarding Russian meddling in US electionsFacebook General Counsel Colin Stretch, Twitter acting General Counsel Sean Edgett, and Richard Salgado, Google’s director of law enforcement and information security, are among the witnesses at the hearing
Oct 14, 2017
Oct 06, 2017
Data shows that Facebook ads linked to Russia were shared vastly across Facebook through certain pagesThe report was created with the help of Facebook’s analytics tool, CrowdTangle. The breakdown was done on the basis of post engagement, time frequency, interaction and full text from posts.
Oct 05, 2017
Facebook and Twitter to testify about Russian meddling in US election; Google is yet to confirmThe three companies have been invited to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on 1 November
Oct 05, 2017
US Senate intelligence warns political candidates of possible Russian meddling in the forthcoming electionsThe US intelligence clarified that in a bid to affect Hillary Clinton’s chances for the president’s position, it ended up helping Donald Trump instead.
Oct 03, 2017
Facebook to hire 1,000 people to add a human element to review advertisements on its platformAn internal Facebook review showed that Russia-linked fake accounts were used to buy ads aimed at exacerbating political clashes ahead of and following the 2016 US presidential election.