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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.
Oct 12, 2017
US House Intelligence Committee to make public Russian ads appearing on Facebook during 2016 electionThe decision was taken after US Congress leaders met Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg late on 11 October, Politico reported.
Oct 08, 2017
Republican supporting Facebook employees helped Trump campaign during the 2016 US presidential electionTrump campaign digital director Brad Parscale said he used carefully-curated political advertisements on Facebook to directly reach voters with messages.
Oct 04, 2017
Michigan and Wisconsin were the states being targetted the most, by Russia-linked Facebook adsThe ads targeted key demographic groups and used divisive messages including promoting anti-Muslim sentiment
Sep 29, 2017
Twitter discloses that it banned 200 Russia-linked accounts being used for spreading misinformation during US Presidential electionsTwitter says that around 450 accounts that Facebook had disclosed information on, it was found that 22 of those had corresponding Twitter accounts as well
Sep 22, 2017
Zuckerberg promises increased transparency for political ads on Facebook as 3,000 ads go under the scannerFacebook has put out a statement on 21 September saying that it will hand over the 3,000 ads, addressing social and political issues that appeared on the platform between 2015 and 2017, to the Special Counsel investigating the allegations of Russian interference in the 2017 US Presidential elections.