Facebook to hand over 3,000 Russian ads to CongressOn September 21, 2017 by Chaim
It’s almost like he never left.
On his first day back from a month of parental leave, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg held a “press conference” via Facebook Live to discuss “our next steps protecting election integrity,” he wrote.
What does “election integrity” mean? It has to do with Facebook, Russia, and ads. This big transparency push comes after Facebook admitted Russian-linked accounts spent at least $100,000 on 3,000 ads during the 2016 presidential election.
Along with his Facebook Live broadcast was a blog post announcing that the company will provide U.S. lawmakers with the content of the ads that were linked to Russia accounts, specifically the entity known as the Internet Research Agency. Read more…