Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had previously called the idea that Facebook had inadvertently influenced the 2016 election “crazy.” But it turns out Facebook had touted its influence in other elections as “success stories,” until the tab displaying them was taken down. Facebook and the ads Russia bought on the site […]
Sign up for the latest Russia investigation updates here. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly didn’t use $US60 million that Congress authorised for transfer from the Pentagon to the State Department in order to fight Russian influence. In sum, the State Department spent a whole year trying to decide how […]
President Donald Trump and others have frequently blamed former President Barack Obama for a weak response to Russian election meddling in 2016 under his watch. Obama’s former chief of staff is now blaming Sen. Mitch McConnell for failing to sign on to a tough statement rebuking Russia, saying he was […]
Twitter says it found more Russia-linked accounts that shared US election-related material during the 2016 race for the White House. The social-media platform published the analysis on its blog Friday. In addition to other findings, Twitter said it discovered 13,512 accounts engaged in what it believed to be “automated, election-related […]
President Donald Trump’s daily briefing is reportedly structured to avoid the issue of Russian meddling in the 2016 US election in order to keep the president from derailing the meetings. Sometimes intelligence on Russian interference is included in the written briefing but not in the oral briefing the president receives. […]
There are likely "a lot more" fake...