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Facebook and Google competed for anti-immigration ad dollars during the 2016 election
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 In a textbook illustration of the conflict of interest between Facebook and Google’s ostensible dedication to free speech and their ostensible espousal of progressive values, the internet giants reportedly took mi [...]
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Facebook’s response to Russian election interference: ‘Bad things happen’
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 Facebook has come under fire for its role in influencing the U.S. presidential election, particularly when it comes to “fake news” and Russian-sponsored ads.  When asked about this at WSJ D.Live in Laguna B [...]
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Google shuts YouTube channel implicated in Kremlin political propaganda ops
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 A YouTube channel that had been implicated in Russia disinformation operations to target the U.S. 2016 election has been taken down by Google.   <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2017/10/11/google-shuts-youtube-c [...]
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Facebook will hire 1,000 and make ads visible to fight election interference
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 Facebook today handed over to congressional investigators 3,000 ads that were bought by a Russian company to influence U.S. politics. “Many appear to exploit racial and social divisions and exploit ugly stereotype [...]
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Crunch Report | Facebook Fixing Its Election Ads Problem
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GM is hoping to have 20 new electric vehicles by 2023, Uber is partnering with Westfield Malls to offer pick-up spots and lounges and Facebook is hiring 1,000 more people to help combat election ad interference. All this on C [...]
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Facebook will share Russian-bought election interference ads with congress tomorrow
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 Facebook will release over 3000 ads bought by a Russian entity to interfere in U.S. politics and the 2016 presidential election with congressional investigators tomorrow morning at 8am Pacific, a Facebook spokesperson c [...]
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Twitter opens up on Russia after meeting with Congress
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 Following its meeting with members of the Senate and House’s respective intelligence committees, Twitter has issued new details on the information it is providing to aid the congressional investigations into Russi [...]
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Twitter is briefing Congress today in election probe
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 Congressional investigations into Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election are looking at the spread of misinformation on a number of online services — not just Facebook. In fact, Twitter is meet [...]
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11 ways Facebook tried to thwart election interference in Germany
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 Facebook may have dropped the ball with the U.S. presidential election, but it was much better prepared for last weekend’s federal election in Germany. Today, Facebook outlined all its efforts to prevent maliciou [...]
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