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Facebook Will Share Thousands Of Russia-Linked Political Ads With Investigators

WorldNews Friday, 22 September 2017
Facebook Will Share Thousands Of Russia-Linked Political Ads With InvestigatorsFacebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said that the social media giant will share 3,000 Russia-linked political advertisements with congressional investigators, according to BBC News. Zuckerberg released a statement via webcast that promised the company was going to make political advertising more transparent on his network in the future. "We will work with others to create a new standard for transparency for online political ads," he said in a live address on his Facebook profile.He also promised that political advertising will now contain disclaimers about which campaign or organization paid for it and will persist with their ongoing investigation of instances of foreign actors abusing its...
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News video: Facebook promises to turn over political ads with Russia links

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Facebook is promising to work with congressional investigators looking into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. CEO Mark Zuckerburg said Thursday the company will turn over to Congress thousands of political ads likely bought by Russian-based operatives. Jeff Pegues reports.

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