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Social media sites under scrutiny for 'Russian meddling’

BBC November 01, 2017 10:50:21

Facebook, Twitter and Google lawyers on Tuesday defended themselves to US lawmakers probing whether Russia used social media to influence the 2016 election. The three firms faced hard questions at a...

Facebook to disclose more on political ads

BBC October 28, 2017 10:00:03

Facebook has announced measures to make political advertising on the social media platform more transparent. Political advertisers will have to verify their identity and location and their posts will...

10m US users saw Russia-sponsored ads: Facebook

Reuters October 03, 2017 09:58:31

Some 10 million people in the United States saw politically divisive ads on Facebook that the company said were purchased in Russia in the months before and after last year’s US presidential ele...

Facebook reveals ‘Russian propaganda’ on US election

BBC September 07, 2017 13:53:02

Facebook says it has discovered a Russian-funded campaign for promoting divisive social and political messages on its network.   The company said $100,000 (£77,000) was spent on about 3,0...

Facebook introduces new video platform

-- August 10, 2017 06:30:11

Social media giant Facebook has made a move into dedicated video, pitting it against YouTube and TV networks. Users will soon see a new Watch tab that will offer a range of shows, some of which have...