Facebook said it won’t disclose the 3,000 ads Russia-linked accounts bought on the platform during the 2016 election. But U.S. senators have them, and they will.
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During a hearing of a Congressional hearing of the Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee with the general counsels of Facebook, Twitter, and Google, Sen. Christopher Coons shared two Facebook ads paid for by Russians. One focused on the issue of veteran support and was targeted against Hillary Clinton.
The ad apparently was purchased by a Facebook Page called Heart of Texas, which has since been connected to Russian propagandists. The ad was paid for in Rubles, Coons said. …
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