Russia-linked Facebook ads show targeting

Russia-linked Facebook ads show targeting

She was directly addressing the three company lawyers - Facebook's general counsel Colin Stretch, Google's general counsel Kent Walker and Twitter's acting general counsel Sean Edgett - but more broadly her remarks and those of other senators underscored the rising frustration with the technology industry generally.

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.

Today members of the House Intelligence Committee released some of the election-related ads placed on Facebook and Instagram by accounts linked to the Russian government. Verto also reported that Instagram added more than 15 million more users, based on Verto App Watch data on USA adults age 18 and older, marking an 11.6% increase from June to September. You have a huge problem on your hands and you bear the responsibility.

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"You created these platforms and now they are being misused".

It's round two for the world's biggest internet companies as they face off against congressional lawmakers on Capitol Hill. The ad made about 4,800 impressions, a metric Facebook uses to gauge how many people may have seen the ad.

"If we go through this exercise again, we would appreciate seeing the top people who are making the decision", said Senator Angus King, an independent. "Then they are manipulated by foreign actors and foreign agents". "The first part of this year, we pointed out entire engineering, product and design team on tackling the issues of information quality, abuse of our systems and protecting our users".

Boy, 10, takes family auto , leads police on a high-speed chase
At times, the boy drove at speeds up to 100 miles per hour along the Turnpike, according to Highway Patrol Lt. The boy has a recent history of joyrides, taking his mother's auto for a shorter trip on October 16.

The company will provide more details on the business during a 2 p.m. PDT conference call with analysts. That's on top of 3,000 content reviewers Facebook said it would hire to police violent videos. The pro-Texas page-called Heart of Texas-encouraged its 253,000 followers to gather at an Islamic Center in the city on that day to stop the "Islamization of Texas", while a "United Muslims of America" page, which had 328,000 followers, pushed an event at the same time and place, calling on supporters to "Save Islamic Knowledge".

Republicans continued to downplay the role Russians had in the USA presidential election and said their main goal was the sow social discord and fan the flames of division in the US.

Pakistan PM tells Tillerson it has 'produced results' in fighting terrorism
We are going to chart our course consistent with what Pakistan not just says they do but what they actually do", Tillerson said. The foreign minister was referring to allegations levelled against the country on harbouring terrorists.

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