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Facebook Will Reveal How Russia Targeted U.S. voters

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, said Thursday that the social network will reveal how Russia-linked groups targeted Americans with disruptive ads......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcOct 12th, 2017

Facebook Will Reveal How Russia Targeted U.S. voters

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, said Thursday that the social network will reveal how Russia-linked groups targeted Americans with disruptive ads......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcOct 12th, 2017

Senator won"t stop trying to expose fake Russia ads

Facebook continues to resist calls for public disclosure of the Russia-linked ads that targeted American voters last year. But Senator Mark Warner is still pushing......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 24th, 2017

Mark Warner: I won"t stop trying to expose fake Russia-linked Facebook ads

Facebook continues to resist calls for public disclosure of the Russia-linked ads that targeted American voters last year......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 24th, 2017

Facebook to Disclose Targets of Russia-Backed Election Ads

Facebook will disclose the types of people targeted by Russian-backed ads during and after the 2016 presidential election, as operating chief Sheryl Sandberg said the social-media site was manipulated in a way it shouldn’t have been......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 12th, 2017

CREDIT SUISSE: Facebook is making more money on targeted ads than ever amid Russian controversy (FB)

Getty Facebook's main source of revenue, selling advertisements on its platforms, has come under intense scrutiny lately due to alleged election influence exerted by Russia through the company's pl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 11th, 2017

CREDIT SUISSE: Facebook is selling more targeted ads than ever amid Russian controversy (FB)

Getty Facebook's main source of revenue, selling advertisements on its platforms, has come under intense scrutiny lately due to alleged election influence exerted by Russia through the company's platform. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 11th, 2017

Russia Military Bans Facebook As Solders" Battlefield Selfies Reveal Secret Locations

Social media posts of Russian troops tagged in Syria and Ukraine caused mass uproar when Moscow denied its forces were in either country......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 5th, 2017

‘Wisconsin, Michigan were key targets of Russia-linked ads on Facebook’

Russia-linked Facebook ads during last year’s US presidential election mainly focused on the states of Michigan and Wisconsin, CNN reported on Tuesday.The ads targeted key demographic groups and use........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineOct 4th, 2017

Russia bought Black Lives Matter ad on Facebook

At least one of the Facebook ads bought by Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign referenced Black Lives Matter and was specifically targeted to reach audiences in Ferguson, Missouri and Baltimore, sources with knowledge of the ads told CNN......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnSep 27th, 2017

Facebook says it"s "unable" to reveal the ads linked to Russia (FB)

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 8th, 2017

Facebook Acknowledges Russian Ads In 2016 Election. Will Investigations Follow?

Facebook says $100,000 worth of ads appeared to come from Russia and seemed to be linked. Sometimes they named the candidates, but mostly targeted divisive social and political issues......»»

Category: topSource: nprSep 8th, 2017

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

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

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

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 19th, 2017

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

Facebook may have suffered from some bad public relations this year. But it continues to add users and post incredible gains in revenue and earnings. Facebook is now worth more than $500 billion. Russia doesn't matter to Wall Street......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 19th, 2017

Russian-linked site targeted black Americans

A group linked to the Russian troll farm behind thousands of fake Facebook ads paid personal trainers in New York, .....»»

Category: videoSource: cnnOct 18th, 2017