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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

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

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

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

These 3 Internet Giants Face Congress Over Russia"s Election Meddling

Executives from Facebook FB Twitter TWTR and Google parent Alphabet GOOGL begin congressional testimony on Tuesday after the three internet giants released new details about 160 Russian meddling around the 2016 U S presidential.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqOct 31st, 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

Salesforce CEO: Facebook and Twitter may need more regulation

Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff tells CNN's Poppy Harlow why some of his fellow tech giants -- Facebook and Twitter -- may need more regulation in the wake of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnNov 13th, 2017

Trump slams "haters" over Russia, takes dig at Kim for calling him "old"

Speaking to reporters on Air Force One while flying to Hanoi on Saturday, Trump said he believed Vladimir Putin was being sincere when he denied meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 12th, 2017

Is Russian social media meddling "cyberwarfare"?

U.S. lawmakers say Russia's use of social media in the 2016 presidential election amounts to cyberwarfare......»»

Category: topSource: moneyNov 3rd, 2017

Russia scandal fails to hurt Facebook profits

Facebook earnings soar with a 79 per cent increase in quarterly profit, the tech giant apparently insulated from criticism over its failure to prevent Russian operatives using its platform for US election meddling. Ciara Lee reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 2nd, 2017

Timeline: How Facebook"s views on Russian interference evolved

Facebook's positions on Russian meddling in the 2016 election have shifted over time. After months of criticism, the company is now owning up to mistakes......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 2nd, 2017

Apple CEO Says There"s a Greater Issue Than Russian Facebook Ads

As Washington lawmakers investigate how Russia exploited social media to influence the 2016 presidential election, Apple CEO Tim Cook says the tech giants have something much greater to be concerned about......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 2nd, 2017

From "crazy" to "regret" — here"s how Facebook"s positions on Russian interference evolved over time

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Facebook testified before Congress this week on its role in allowing Russia to spread propaganda during the 2016 presidential election. CEO Mark Zuckerberg initially described the idea that Russi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 1st, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg on Russian election meddling: "What they did is wrong and we"re not going to stand for it" (FB)

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Facebook's CEO says Russia-linked efforts to meddle in the US presidential election using its service were "wrong" He vowed to double staff working on safety and security this year Facebook&nbs.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 1st, 2017

Facebook, Twitter, and Google are testifying on Russian election meddling — here"s what to expect

Getty/Drew Angerer On Wednesday, lawyers from Facebook, Twitter, and Google are appearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee and House panel, answering questions about Russia-linked election meddling in the US. The firs.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 1st, 2017

Tech execs to testify on Russian election meddling

Executives from Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google are scheduled to appear before a congressional panel Tuesday on alleged Russian attempts to spread misinformation in the months before and after the 2016 U.S. presidential election......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 31st, 2017

Twitter will tell Congress that Russia"s election meddling was worse than we first thought

Thomson Reuters Twitter and Facebook will tell Congress this week that Russia's election meddling on their platforms was .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 30th, 2017

Wall Street opens lower amid Russia probe, Fed pick

(Reuters) - Wall Street opened lower on Monday, pulling back from a strong rally last week, as investors assessed the fallout of the first charges in connection with a probe into possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 30th, 2017

First Charges Filed in Russia Probe Led by Special Counsel

At least one person was charged in connection with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s criminal investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 28th, 2017