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Oct 14, 2017
Former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus questioned over Russia meddling in US electionFormer White House chief of staff Reince Priebus submitted to questioning by investigators looking into Russian meddling in the US presidential campaign
Oct 12, 2017
Facebook to bring changes in managing political ads ahead of the next US electionsDisclosures by Facebook, Twitter Inc, and Alphabet Inc’s Google that their products were battlegrounds for Russian election meddling last year have turned into a crisis for Silicon Valley.
Oct 09, 2017
Facebook's algorithms come under scrutiny for failure to check fake news; security chief defends algorithmsFacebook uses algorithms to determine everything from what you see and do not see in News Feed, to finding and removing other content like hate speech.
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 06, 2017
Facebook comes out with a button which gives information about publisher source, in its fight against fake newsThe data collected by Facebook is from its Facebook Journalism Project which included feedback community and publishers who collaborated with them.
Oct 05, 2017
US should have anticipated Russia's efforts to meddle in the 2016 election, says FBI chiefWithout getting into specifics about what activities the FBI sees currently, McCabe implied that the meddling has not stopped.
Oct 05, 2017
Two US lawmakers allege that Twitter is an avenue to spread racism and bigotryFacebook and Twitter will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on November 1 to testify into Russian interference during the 2016 US presidential election.
Oct 04, 2017
Facebook's Custom Audience tool was used to target misleading ads to influence voters: ReportThe Russians had used the re-targeting tool to target those who had visited their Facebook campaigns and display ads previously.
Oct 03, 2017
Facebook says 10 million users in the US saw politically divisive ads linked to Russian origin accountsFacebook's Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has outlined steps that the company plans to take to deter governments from abusing the social media network.
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.