Facebook Has Turned Over 3,000 Russia-Linked Ads to Congressional Intelligence Committees

And launched an unusually lengthy PR explanation

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You know it’s not good when the company lawyer writes an important blog post.

Indeed, Facebook revealed today that it turned over more than 3,000 ads that were linked to Russia to the Senate and House intelligence committees as part of their investigation centered on the 2016 presidential election. The ads were purchased by a Russian entity known as the Internet Research Agency, according to the digital giant.

Congress, the national media and the general public have been generally concerned with the Kremlin’s impact on last year’s U.S.



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