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Facebook takes down data and thousands of posts, obscuring reach of Russian disinformation

Facebook takes down data and thousands of posts, obscuring reach of Russian disinformation.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 12th, 2017

Russian Twitter accounts meddled in Brexit vote, US polls: Data scientists

Facebook, Twitter and Google are facing intense fake news scrutiny after disclosing the details about the presence of Russian political ads, tweets and posts on their platforms during the presidential.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 16th, 2017

Facebook Reveals Shocking Reach of Russia-Linked Digital Ads and Posts

Facebook, Google, and Twitter have all unknowingly promoted Russian-supported ads and posts that reached hundreds of millions of Americans......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 2nd, 2017

Facebook Users Were Unwitting Targets of Russia-Backed Scheme

Facebook accounts linked to Russian operatives amassed hundreds of thousands of followers the past couple of years with posts, ads and events that stoked strong emotions over issues including race and immigration......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 13th, 2017

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

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

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 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 will identify what Russia-linked content you liked

The social network said a new tool for spotting posts from a Russian troll farm will be available by the end of the year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 22nd, 2017

Facebook will tell you if you got duped by fake Russian accounts

New Facebook tool will show you if you liked or followed fake Russian accounts spreading disinformation during the election on Facebook and .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 22nd, 2017

Pentagon Exposed 1.8 Billion Social Media Posts From Facebook and Twitter for Anyone to See

More sloppy security. It’s hardly a secret that the Defense Department collects social media data. More surprising is just how much data it collects--and how sloppy the Pent.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 20th, 2017

Facebook Pressured to Notify People Who Saw Russian Posts

Under fire from Congress. Facebook received several tongue-lashings during U.S. congressional hearings this week, but the wor.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 2nd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Russian ads targeted users by race, religion, politics, Facebook data shows

Russian operatives targeted users on Faceboo.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 1st, 2017

Facebook, Under Fire in Russia Inquiry, Posts 79% Rise in Profit

Facebook’s top executives skipped congressional hearings on Russian meddling to report the company’s blockbuster financial results to shareholders......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytNov 1st, 2017

Russian Facebook Ads: Photos Show Fake News Posts Promoted a Bernie Sanders Coloring Book, Texas Secession

The posts reached an estimated 126 million Facebook users......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 1st, 2017

New Data Shows Russian Ads Targeted Facebook Users by Profile

Ru.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 1st, 2017

Here’s How Many People Saw Russian-Backed Election Posts on Instagram

Millions. Facebook disclosed on Wednesday that about 20 million Americans may have seen Russian-backed content on Instagram as lawmakers questioned tech companies for .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 1st, 2017

Russian fake accounts showed posts to 126 million Facebook users

Executives from Facebook, Twitter and Google will all be appearing before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Ter.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 31st, 2017

Facebook: 126 Million Americans Saw Russian Campaign Posts

An estimated 126 million Americans were exposed to Russian-backed content on Facebook during the 2016 campaign, the company tells a Senate committee......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcOct 31st, 2017

Russia-backed US election posts reached 126 million US users: Facebook

The reach is far broader than had originally been estimated by the world's leading social network.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 31st, 2017

126 Million People May Have Seen Russia-Linked Facebook Posts

That's equal to about 40% of the U.S. population WASHINGTON — Facebook says a Russian group posted more than 80,000 times on its service during and after t.....»»

Category: topSource: timeOct 30th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook, Twitter and Google say scope of Russian disinformation was much more broad

Facebook Inc., Google and Twitter Inc. are set to divulge new details showing that the scope of Russian-backed manipulation on their platforms be.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 2017

Facebook now says 126 million Americans probably saw Russian posts that tried to sway US politics

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Russia-based operatives published about 80,000 posts on the social network over a t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 30th, 2017