Who's the shadowy Russian group behind the Facebook ads?

Who's the shadowy Russian group behind the Facebook ads?

In his seven-minute talk from Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California, Zuckerberg said there might be additional fake accounts linked to Russian Federation or other countries.

In response to Facebook's announcement that it will release to congressional investigators the contents of ads bought by a Russian agency, the Russian government has emphatically denied any involvement in those posts. It was the latest attempt by Facebook to defuse a P.R. crisis as the Justice Department continues to zero in on the role social media may have played in Russia's election interference, and also represented a reversal for Facebook, which had resisted broadly sharing information about these ads.

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So, the same message the Egyptian President had delivered to the US Jewish delegation. Pictures of the meeting showed the two men seemingly conversing well with each other.

Initially, Facebook had only released those ads - 3,000 of them, valued at about $100,000 - to Robert Mueller, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director who is spearheading the government's probe into Russia's actions.

Zuckerberg announced that the company will provide Congress with more information about the ads while stating his expectation that the government will "publish its findings when their investigation is complete". But on the other hand, it's undeniable that Facebook has evolved from an avenue for socializing to a full-blown advertising platform, so one can argue that the criticisms it's now facing are just apt.

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He dismissed talk of possible industrial action, including reported plans for a work-to-rule, saying: "There isn't a union". But a group of pilots rejected that offer on Thursday and threatened to launch a "work to rule" campaign.

"That's not what we stand for", he said. Facebook's actions this week are the latest indication from the company's leadership that it is willing to accept the responsibility that comes with that reach and influence.

Facebook on Thursday agreed to turn over copies and details of roughly 3,000 ads purchased by Russia-linked groups during the 2016 election on its platform to congressional investigators. "We can do more", he said. And users will have to be able to visit the page and see all the ads they are now running to any audience on Facebook. There will always be bad actors in the world and we can't prevent all governments from all interference, but we can make it harder. Not only will you have to disclose which page paid for an ad, but we will also make it so you can visit an advertiser's page and see the ads they're now running to any audience on Facebook. "The integrity of our elections is fundamental to democracy around the world". However, Facebook declined on grounds of privacy and disclosure terms of user accounts.

Indian government seek to deport 40000 Rohingya
The Centre also raised concern over the long-term fallout of permitting a large number of illegal immigrants to stay in India. A Bench led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra had asked the Centre to clarify its position on the matter.

The leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee have been seeking to bring Facebook executives before their committee since the company first revealed the existence of the ads two weeks ago. "We will roll this out over the coming months, and we will work with others to create a new standard for transparency in online political ads".

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