Facebook, Twitter and Google were back on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify before congressional intelligence committees on whether their platforms were used by Russia to impact the 2016 election. All three companies admitted fault, but they do not yet…
By Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The ads were released Wednesday as officials from Facebook and other social media companies faced criticism for not doing enough to prevent Russian agents from interfering with the American political process.
The tech giants continued to detail for lawmakers how Russian operatives leveraged their platforms in an attempt to influence the 2016 presidential election.
By Barbara Ortutay, Michael Liedtke, Associated Press
Leaders from the tech giant promised a Senate subcommittee they would do more to stop the misuse of their platforms by foreign nations.
By PBS NewsHour, Nick Schifrin
Social media giants Facebook, Twitter and Google came to Congress on Tuesday to admit publicly that their platforms have a political dark side, and that Russia used them to try to manipulate how Americans voted. Nick Schifrin offers a recap…
Representatives from all three major tech companies are set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee at 9:30 a.m. ET Wednesday. Watch live here.
By Erica R. Hendry
The Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing about Russia’s attempts to spread disinformation online will begin at 2:30 p.m. Watch live here.
By Barbara Ortutay, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The company says the total number of agency posts accounted for less than 1 of every 23,000 posts on Facebook.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Under pressure in advance of hearings on Russian election interference, Facebook is moving to increase transparency for everyone who sees and buys political advertising on its site.
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
Twitter says it will require ads that refer to a candidate or party to be clearly identified as election ads.
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