Facebook scrubbed potentially damning Russia data before researchers could analyze it further

Getty Facebook scrubbed thousands of posts shared.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2017

Russia accused of hacking the phones of NATO soldiers

The intruders are compromising phones or Facebook accounts, in some cases grabbing data from handsets and erasing contacts. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 5th, 2017

New data shows that Russian propaganda may have been shared billions of times on Facebook

Yuri Kadobnov/Pool/ReutersA Columbia University social media analyst has published his findings about the reach and engagement achieved by Russia-linked Facebook pages during the 2016 election. The resea.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 5th, 2017

Facebook, Under Scrutiny for Russia-Backed Ads, Plans to Add 1,000 Reviewers

Facebook, on the defensive as it hands over data on Russian-backed ads on its platform, said it plans to add 1,000 new workers to review ads even though it will count mostly on users to flag questionable ads......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 2nd, 2017

Russia Threatens To Ban Facebook

Nearly a year after Russia blocked career-focused social network LinkedIn, Russian telecom authorities are threatening to block Facebook unless the company complies with the country’s laws governing data storage, according.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 28th, 2017

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Russia To Ban Facebook?

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Russia To Ban Facebook? Russia will block access to Facebook next year unless the social network complies with a law that requires websites which store the personal data of Russian citiz.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsSep 27th, 2017

Russia is threatening to block Facebook if it doesn"t store user information in the country (FB)

Pool/Yuri Kadobnov via ReutersRussia will block access to Facebook next year unless the social network complies with a law that requires websites which store the personal data of Russian citizens to do so on Rus.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 26th, 2017

Russia threatens to block Facebook

Russia says it will ban Facebook in 2018 if the social network fails to comply with local data storage laws......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 26th, 2017

Russia threatens Facebook: Localise user data or be blocked

Facebook is widely used by the opposition to Putin to coordinate protests and make political statements.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 26th, 2017

Facebook"s Russia data: What Mueller may learn

The Daily Be.....»»

Category: videoSource: cnnSep 17th, 2017

Not so isolated: North Korea’s elite uses Gmail, Facebook and iTunes

Western researchers recently began sifting through troves of North Korean Internet data, looking for activity related to missile launches or malicious cyber activity within the famously isolated country......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 25th, 2017

A Key Twitter Partner Just Cut Off Data Access for Russia’s Pro-Trump RT News

Sanctions on Russia are now hitting social media. On the eve of Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration, American social media companies including Facebook and a key Twitter partner cracked down on at least one Russian organization wi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 20th, 2017

Russia Blocks Access to LinkedIn. Are Facebook and Twitter Next?

The Russian government claims that the social network violated a 2015 law requiring Russian citizens' data to be stored on servers physically located within Russian territory.....»»

Category: topSource: incNov 17th, 2016

Russia May Ban Facebook And Twitter After LinkedIn

LinkedIn has become the first victim of Russia’s ban on Internet companies that store Russian users’ data outside the country. The professional networking site is in the process of being acquired by Microsoft. According to Russian news agency .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 11th, 2016

Police Searches Of Social Media Face Privacy Pushback

Data analytics firms that analyze vast amounts of public social media are a tool for law enforcement. But there are signs that Twitter, Facebook and others are shutting off access to that data. Data analytics firms that analyze vast amounts of publi.....»»

Category: topSource: nprOct 15th, 2016

Senator Suggests Facebook Soft-Pedaled Its Role in Russia"s Election Meddling

What Facebook has told us so far could be "the tip of the iceberg," according to Sen. Mark Warner......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 19th, 2017

Senators have a new plan to fix a major loophole that let Russia take advantage of Facebook and tech giants

REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein Two Democratic senators introduced the Hones.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 19th, 2017

Can Congress Keep Russia Off Facebook? Bill Aims to Force Disclosure for Political Ads

Senators are pushing the Honest Ads Act, aimed at stopping foreign interference in elections......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 19th, 2017

Facebook"s top lawyer — not Zuck — will testify before Congress on Russia-linked ads (FB)

Thomson Reuters Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg will not publicly testify before Congress about Russia's use of social media to influence US elections. The company is inste.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 19th, 2017

McCain, Democrats introduce first major legislation targeting Facebook ads since Russia intervened in the 2016 elections

REUTERS/Charles Mostoller Senators introduced a bipartisan bill cracking down on foreign attempts to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 19th, 2017

What "bad" year? Facebook"s stock up 50%

There's been a lot of talk lately about big problems facing Facebook. Russia ads that tried to influence election outcomes. Fake news. Mark Zuckerberg's tacky avatar "visit" to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 19th, 2017