The agency is seen as a Russian resource for spreading propaganda online, and almost 150 million Facebook and Instagram users may have seen paid ads and organic posts distributed by the Kremlin-linked organization in St. Petersburg. More than 3,000 ads posted on Facebook during the election were tied to Russian accounts. Most of these propaganda related posts, according to TNW, were centered on gun control, LGBTQ issues, race and religion.
Some promoted the candidacy of Donald Trump and criticized his Democratic challenger, Hillary Clinton. "Candidly, your companies know more about Americans than the United States government does and the idea that you had no idea that any of this was happening strains my credibility".
To date, most of the known content was created by the Internet Research Agency, a Kremlin-linked group that to influence the 2016 USA presidential election.
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Microsoft and Twitter also agreed to participate in the "Trust Project" with some 75 news organizations to tag news stories which meet standards for ethics and transparency.
Rohit Sharma hammers 118 runs, India beat Sri Lanka by 88 runs The Lankans ultimately ended up at 172-9, a far cry from India's total which they were looking good to chase down at one point. The previous record for India was 8 (Rahul), against Sri Lanka was 9 (Glenn Maxwell), and on Indian soil was 9 (Mohammad Nabi).
One important note: The tool in question, which Facebook released Friday, will determine whether or not you clicked "like" on any ads or pages that were paid for by Russian operators.
The tool is a part of ongoing effort to help users understand how foreign actors tried to divide voters by sowing seeds of mistrust before and after the last U.S. election.
'But none of that matters if our services are used in ways that don't bring people closer together.
Facebook told Congress that the apparent political meddling included use of its image-sharing application Instagram. The pages you liked or followed will be displayed in the middle of the page. To further clear your doubts and enforce its claims, the social media giant launched the new portal where you can see if you have engaged with Pages linked to Russian trolls.
Facebook, however, previously pledged to unveil it before year's end.
What's open and closed over Christmas
Aside from also being open from 10-4pm on Christmas Eve , Tesco will also open their chemists on Christmas Day from 11am-1pm. On New Year's Day convenience shops will be open, with some from 7am - 10pm and others from 11am - 7pm.
'CM not invited to launch of Metro's Magenta Line '
With the addition of new metro route, travel time between Delhi and Noida is expected to cut by approximately 45 minutes. The Prime Minister boarded the metro train at the Botanical station and deboarded at Okhla Bird Sanctuary metro station.
Elon Musk's Roadster Is All Prepped-Up for Its Mars Voyage
The images show the Roadster sitting solidly on top of an aerospace fitting, surrounded by the two-piece payload fairing. SpaceX now only operates the Falcon 9 rocket, which consists of a core first stage booster and a second stage.
Rahul chairs first CWC meeting as party chief
He said, "this is also an indication that neither the BJP nor the Congress is showing any interest to secure Muslim votes". The newly-elected Congress president said he is confident that his party will form next government in the state.
Jadhav's mother, wife at Pakistan Foreign Office
Indian DHC in Islamabad will be the accompanying diplomat", foreign office spokesman Mohammad Faisal tweeted on Satur-day night. In reply to a question, the foreign office spokesperson said a decision on consular access to be decided in due course.