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Politics Oct 31In hearing on Russia, Facebook, Twitter, Google defend their security measures
Leaders from the tech giant promised a Senate subcommittee they would do more to stop the misuse of their platforms by foreign nations.
Nation Oct 30AP report: Russia-linked posts may have reached 126 million Facebook users
The company says the total number of agency posts accounted for less than 1 of every 23,000 posts on Facebook.
Nation Oct 24Twitter to disclose info on political ads amid scrutiny
Twitter says it will require ads that refer to a candidate or party to be clearly identified as election ads.
Nation Oct 18Top Facebook executive says company will release data on Russia-linked ads, but doesn’t offer more details
Previously, Facebook declined to make the ads public. While Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, now favors the release, she didn't say Thursday when the company would do so.
Nation Sep 19Facebook may be facing an ‘era of accountability’
The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it's unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them aside as it barrels toward acquiring its next billion users.