Facebook, Twitter, Google face aggressive questioning at Senate hearing
02 November, 2017, 00:27 | Author: Lorena Waters
While the text itself says that an East Boston man "critically injured" two officers, the image in the body reads "our hearts are with those 11 heroes", suggesting the one ad may be splicing together information from separate incidents.
Numerous ads released Wednesday came from Facebook pages whose Russian ties were previously reported by CNN, including "Blacktivist", a page created to look like it was run by black American activists, and "Heart of Texas", a page supporting the secession of Texas.
"This is an incredibly complex story", said Burr, R-N.C.
During a hearing probing Russian election meddling on Wednesday, Republicans and Democrats spared the firms' general counsels much of the praise that the Senate Judiciary Committee gave them during a hearing on Tuesday. They have not yet been released, but Burr revealed some details in an attempt to rebut reports that they were targeted to contested states such as MI and Wisconsin close to the November 2016 election. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said. Most of the geographically targeted ads ran in 2015, before the primaries were decided, he said. "They are much more widespread than one election", Rubio said. Perhaps you were encouraged to "like" a post if you wanted Jesus to triumph over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election?
Despite Facebook's effort to rapidly self-regulate in the wake of Russian interference in the United States election using Facebook ads, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he would support government regulation if implemented properly. The account also promoted Florida Trump rallies.
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Also included in the release was a document containing all of the Twitter account handles that Twitter has identified as being tied to the Internet Research Agency. "Oh listen, we just finished [the hearing] three minutes ago, so give us time to sort of think through it", Burr said.
Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford, a Republican, argued that the committee wasn't likely to get different answers from CEOs than from the general counsel.
The political ads also tried to lure in Christian worshippers. Though it might seem like this is a prioritization of security over profits, long-term Facebook must be a safe platform for legitimate discussion to maintain it's place atop the hill of social networks.
Russian-linked operatives bought hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of advertisements across Twitter, Facebook and Google, and impersonated Americans online to spread divisive content and fake news to real voters across the country.
"We're deeply concerned. This is an issue that we talk about constantly", Sean Edgett, Twitter's acting general counsel, said at the hearing.
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