House Intelligence Committee releases Russia-linked Facebook ads
02 November, 2017, 00:35 | Author: Boyd Miller
Colin Stretch, Facebook's general counsel, said at one hearing that Facebook had more than 10,000 people working on safety and security and would have more than 20,000 people working on those efforts by the end of 2018.
Those posts came from 120 fake, Russia-backed Facebook pages, that through likes, shares, and follows reached 126 million people, or half of all eligible American voters.
Twitter says its investigation has found almost 37,000 accounts linked to Russian entities in the lead up to election day.
Attorneys for Facebook, Google and Twitter have participated in a trio of federal hearings this week in which lawmakers grilled them on how they allowed a Russian influence campaign to buy ads and spread original content on issues including race, religion and gun ownership.
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King, who called Russia's influence online a "sophisticated worldwide strategy", used information compiled by Alliance for Securing Democracy to show that Russian Federation continues to try and interfere in American discourse by propagating hashtags related to President Donald Trump's attacks on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, Trump's catchphrase "MAGA", and the ongoing conflict in Syria.
In a compelling opening, committee chair Richard Burr (R-N.C.) showed two Facebook groups created by Russians - one called "Heart of Texas" that peddled anti-immigrant messages and one called "United Muslims of America" that promoted Islamic pride.
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Spacey also came out as gay in the statement , which was criticized by many as an attempt to deflect from the allegation. Spacey said he did not remember the encounter, but was "beyond horrified" to hear Rapp's account.
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Further, the source added that Podesta said he "needs to fight this as an individual, but doesn't want the firm to fight it". And just this afternoon it was reported by Politico that Tony Podesta will be stepping down from the firm he founded.
There's now no set release date, but Google says YouTube TV on Xbox One and other devices will land in "the next few days". Viewers can also pick up on-demand shows from where they left off on their mobile devices, among other features .
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