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.
Tillerson declares Myanmar violence as 'ethnic cleansing'
Burke said Myanmar's Catholic cardinal, Charles Bo, had proposed during a weekend audience with Francis that he meet with Gen. But while Washington has shifted gears rhetorically, it hasn't taken any steps to punish Myanmar's government just yet.
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.
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.
Tzion left Saudi Arabia a few days ago and is now in a country that has diplomatic relations with Israel. Interestingly, Ben Tzion has also posted some images captured from the Iranian cities of Tehran and Qom.
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.
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.
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.
L'appareil de transport C-2 "Greyhound" a plongé dans l'océan à environ 925 kilomètres au sud-est de l'île japonaise d'Okinawa. Nous ne pouvons ainsi pas garantir son accessibilité à tous les utilisateurs.
On November 13, the North Korean soldier began his escape by speeding toward a bridge in a jeep at around 3:20 p.m. local time. For several minutes the driver appears to try to free the vehicle, but the wheels spin uselessly in fallen leaves.
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".
Animal Crossing Pocket Camp: How to Sell Items
Taking after the main franchise for the Nintendo DS and 3DS, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp starts small and gets progressively big. The Leaf Tickets will speed certain things up for you in-game if you don't want to wait, but they're completely optional as well.