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Twitter turns over ‘handles’ of 201 Russia-linked accounts to Senate investigators

Twitter has handed over to Senate investigators the profile names, or “handles,” of 201 accounts linked to Russian attempts at influencing the 2016 presidential election. The company has stepped up........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineOct 14th, 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

Facebook to help investigators release Russia-backed ads

To help US congressional investigators on Russia-backed political ads that ran during the 2016 US election.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 12th, 2017

Sheryl Sandberg"s Russia talk was an insult to our intelligence

Axios Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, says people were worried about hacking not election interference before 2016.  But .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2017

Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook "angry, upset" about Russia-backed ads

In an interview with Axios, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg spoke candidly about Russia-backed ads and Facebook's responsibility for foreign interference in the 2016 U.S. election......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnOct 12th, 2017

Facebook will help investigators release Russia ads, Sandberg says

Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Thursday the company was fully committed to helping U.S. congressional investigators publicly release Russia-backed political ads that ran during the 2016 U.S. election......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 12th, 2017

Trump says the day after Clinton lost the election Democrats "sat in a room" and decided to blame Russia

Fox NewsPresident Donald Trump revisited his angst from the contentious 2016 election during an interview with Fox News' Sean Hann.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 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

"Russia was an excuse": Trump repeats claim that Democrats are still mad about the 2016 election

Fox NewsPresident Donald Trump revisited his angst from the contentious 2016 election during an interview with Fox News' Sean Hann.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 11th, 2017

Here are some of the Russia-backed Facebook accounts being investigated

Russia-backed Facebook accounts spread a range of political propaganda before and after the 2016 election......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnOct 11th, 2017

Seen these on Facebook? They"re part of the Russia investigation

Russia-backed Facebook accounts spread a range of political propaganda before and after the 2016 election......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnOct 11th, 2017

Facebook thought about disclosing election manipulation by Russia in April, but waited until September (FB)

Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesFacebook omitted references to Russia in a public report published in April about manipulation on the site during the 2016 election, according to a new Wall Street.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 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

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

See the Full-Page Newspaper Ads Facebook Is Using to Defend Itself Amid the Russia Controversy

The company is under fire after Russian-linked accounts bought ads during the 2016 election. Facebook took out full-page advertisements in Wednesday’s issues of the New York Times and Washington Post in an effort to def.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 4th, 2017

Russia-Linked Facebook Ads Reportedly Aimed for Swing States

They promoted divisive messages during 2016 election. Some of the Russian-linked Facebook “fake news” that tried to exploit wedge issues during last year’s U.S. election was specifically targeting swing states, according t.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 4th, 2017

Trump"s Company Had Extra Contact With Russia During 2016 Election Campaign, Documents Reveal

The two documents concern emails sent between a Trump associate and Russian officials......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 2nd, 2017

Facebook’s Russia-Linked Ads Came in Many Disguises

The Russia-linked ads used to influence the 2016 election included those from a fake gun-rights group, a bogus gay rights group and even a phony dog lovers group......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytOct 2nd, 2017

AP source: Facebook to turn over Russia-linked ads

Social media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress on Monday with more than 3,000 ads that ran during the 2016 presidential election and are linked to a Russian ad agency......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 2nd, 2017

Google cooperating with Russia probe after Twitter slammed

Google says it is digging into its vaults for evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, after Virginia Sen. Mark Warner slammed Twitter for a response to a congressional probe he called inadequate......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 30th, 2017