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Russian meddling efforts extended to Pokémon Go

Russian efforts to meddle in American politics did not end at Facebook and Twitter. A CNN investigation of a Russian-linked account shows its tentacles extended to YouTube, Tumblr and even Pokémon Go. Dylan Byers reports......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnOct 12th, 2017

Russian meddling efforts extended to Pokémon Go

Russian efforts to meddle in American politics did not end at Facebook and Twitter. A CNN investigation of a Russian-linked account shows its tentacles extended to YouTube, Tumblr and even Pokémon Go. Dylan Byers reports......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnOct 12th, 2017

Exclusive: Russia meddling ... and Pikachu

Russian efforts to meddle in American politics did not end at Facebook and Twitter. A CNN investigation of a Russian-linked account shows its tentacles extended to YouTube, Tumblr and even Pokémon Go......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 12th, 2017

Exclusive: Even Pokémon Go used by extensive Russian-linked meddling effort

Russian efforts to meddle in American politics did not end at Facebook and Twitter. A CNN investigation of a Russian-linked account shows its tentacles extended to YouTube, Tumblr and even Pokémon Go......»»

Category: topSource: moneyOct 12th, 2017

Report: Facebook employees feel victimized by election outcome outrage

Employees within Facebook are confused about the company’s role in the presidential election and Russian meddling, but not all are torn. According to a Friday report by Buzzfeed News, some Facebook employees feel a weight of responsibility for being .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals47 min. ago

CIA issues a correction after Mike Pompeo said Russian meddling "did not affect the outcome of the election"

Associated Press/Manuel Balce Ceneta CIA d.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider22 hr. 31 min. ago

Facebook’s General Counsel Will Testify About Possible Russian Meddling in 2016 U.S. Election

Moscow has denied the allegations, and President Trump has dismissed any accusations. Facebook’s general counsel will testify on Nov. 1 before a U.S. House of Repr.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 19th, 2017

Pokémon Go used in Russian-linked meddling effort

One Russian-linked campaign posing as part of the Black Lives Matter movement used Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr and Pokémon Go and even contacted some reporters in an effort to exploit racial tensions and sow discord among Americans......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 13th, 2017

Russia Said To Have Used Pokemon Go To Divide Americans

It sounds like Russian meddling has stretched far beyond ads on Facebook and Twitter and is still continuing, almost a year after the elections Moscow is accused of trying to influence. A new investigation suggests that.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 13th, 2017

In Russian Election Meddling, There’s Even a Pokémon Connection

No, really. Facebook and Twitter may have the spotlight in the ongoing furore over Russian meddling in last year’s U.S. election, .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 13th, 2017

Sheryl Sandberg Says Facebook Owes America An Apology For Enabling Russia Meddling in 2016"s Election

"Things happened on our platform that shouldn't have happened," Sandberg said, referring to Facebook's role in enabling Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 12th, 2017

Sandberg talks Russian ads on Capitol Hill

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is meeting with members of Congress who are investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Recode reports that Sandberg is talking privately with leaders of the House Intelligence Committee after Fac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2017

Microsoft Investigates "Inappropriate" Pro-Trump Russian Ads on Bing Search Engine

Microsoft is investigating Bing ad sales as part of an investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 10th, 2017

Putin, Saudi King Explore Deeper Cooperation

The first visit by a Saudi monarch to Moscow showcased Russia’s efforts to wield its rising influence in the Middle East on Thursday, a day after Russian President Vladimir Putin said of longstanding U.S.-Saudi ties, “everything changes.”.....»»

Category: europeSource: wsjOct 6th, 2017

No Evidence of Russian Involvement in US Election

No Evidence of Russian Involvement in US Election On Wednesday, the Senate Intelligence Committee said that it has yet to come up with any “findings” on Russia’s alleged meddling in the US presidential elec.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsOct 6th, 2017

Twitter, Facebook, Alphabet Execs Asked to Testify On Russia, Election To House Panel

Senate hearing is already scheduled. Executives from Facebook, Twitter, and Alphabet’s Google have been asked to testify about Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election before a House of Representatives panel on Nov. 1, a cong.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 5th, 2017

Why Stopping Russian Meddling Will Be Facebook"s Biggest Challenge Yet

It's been dealing with abusive content from the beginning, but Facebook has never faced anything like this......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 5th, 2017

The "unique" nature of the US voting system could help Russia tip the scales of future elections, experts say

Top lawmakers say they're worried there was not a quicker response from the Department of Homeland Security on Russian election meddling. The "unique" nature of the US's Electoral College system, experts say, makes it easier for election-med.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 5th, 2017

Facebook needs to stop hiding behind excuses and release the fake Russian ads (FB)

Getty ImagesFacebook is running out of time and excuses. On Wednesday, the two lawmakers leading an inquiry into Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 US elections urged Facebook to show the American public the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 4th, 2017

Ex-Trump adviser Paul Manafort conspired to mislead bankruptcy court, son-in-law charges

The charge against ex-head of President Trump's campaign comes as Manafort is a subject of a special counsel probe of Russian meddling with 2016 election.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 4th, 2017

Senate Intelligence Committee Leaders — a Republican and a Democrat — Join Forces to Slam Trump Over Russian Meddling

Alarmed by Trump inaction, the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee want firmer measures on Russian subversion......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 4th, 2017