According to Facebook, the Russian-bought ads were seen by more than 10 million users, and many of those pages were dedicated to divisive topics such as gun control, immigration, LGBTQ rights and abortion. These posts were created by a number of fake accounts (whipped up by the Internet Research Agency), and Facebook vowed to come up with solutions to prevent something similar happening in the future.
"It is important that people understand how foreign actors tried to sow division and mistrust using Facebook before and after the 2016 USA election", Facebook said in its announcement Wednesday.
Shortly after the election a year ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg downplayed the significance of the issue, referring to his platform helping manipulate the election as a "pretty insane idea".
KitGuru Says: It's great that Facebook users will now have the option of unfollowing untrustworthy pages, however I am more interested in the steps it's taking to move forward instead of looking back.
L'absentéisme augmente dans le privé — Arrêt maladie
En 2016, près d'1 salarié sur 5 a déclaré avoir renoncé à un arrêt maladie prescrit par son médecin traitant. A contrario, chez les cadres , on compte 27,8 % d'absents pour une durée de 25,9 jours en moyenne.
Facebook's new tool for viewing propaganda ads is the latest salvo in a damage-control campaign by the company that kicked into high gear last month, when they were caught redacting references to Russian Federation from an April report on the way its platform was manipulated during the election. Blumenthal sent a letter calling on Facebook to find a way to alert its users, setting Wednesday as a deadline for the company to take action. About 29 million U.S. users saw content in their News Feeds produced by the Internet Research Agency, according to Facebook. The issue of Russian digital influence has been so troubling and potentially so widespread, Congress even called top officials from Facebook (as well as Twitter and Google) to testify in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee in October.
As part of its ongoing probe into Russian US election meddling, Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have released a "representative sampling" of Facebook and Instagram ads allegedly purchased by Russian trolls during the US presidential campaign season.
Included was an image of " Game of Thrones " Night King character, leader of an army of zombies, with the words, "Good luck HBO ". Mesri was a "sophisticated" hacker, Kim said, who had carried out attacks on other computer systems across the world.
They have the broadest impact on PC users: they allow arbitrary remote code execution and privileged information access. Intel released a detection tool to enable Windows and Linux administrators to check if their systems are vulnerable.
However, all of the 151 RSLs examined in the study were found to all end on similar slopes despite very different lengths. One of the reasons for the change is that scientists found that RSL were only visible on steep slopes.
Earlier this week, a CNN report said another woman accused Franken of inappropriately grabbing her during a photo op in 2010. He has apologized to Tweeden, and she has accepted the apology, but a handful of Democrats have called for him to resign.
Forces of state security of Georgia have informed that they are surrounded, the terrorists began to shoot at the SWAT team. Local TV channels are full of reports about the shooting and explosions that occur in the area of operations.
Rakitic se sacrifie pour Buffon
On ne sait pas s'il le pense vraiment, mais vu la valeur d'une Coupe du monde pour un joueur, le dire c'est déjà très beau. "Je lui cèderais volontiers ma place à la Coupe du monde, quand on le voit pleurer, on a envie de pleurer aussi".
Nick Carter fait face à des allégations de viol
Melissa n'a jamais exprimé pendant que nous étions ensemble ou à n'importe quel moment après qu'il n'y avait pas eu consentement. Quinze ans plus tard, elle a décidé de briser le silence et de rendre public les supposés agissements de Nick Carter .
Disney aussi éclaboussé par un scandale sexuel
Il reconnaît également " avoir échoué " à insuffler une culture " de la confiance et du respect " dans ses studios. Par ailleurs, Lasseter tenterait régulièrement de mettre ses mains sur les jambes de ses collaboratrices.