Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS


Facebook Suspects Russia Of Carrying Out a Campaign During the US Presidential Election
September 16, 2017 18:09


(Source: http://www.arnapress.kz)

Facebook suspects Russia of carrying out a campaign on increasing political differences during the US presidential election campaign in 2016 in this social network. This is written by Washington Post with a reference to the Chief Security Expert of Facebook Alex Stamos.

According to him, 470 counterfeit accounts were discovered. They were not directly related to elections, candidates or voting process, but they served to place three thousand paid advertisements on the topics ranging from the right to carry weapons to the problems of racial differences from June 2015 to May 2017.

“Our analysts believe that these accounts and pages are linked to each other and are managed from Russia” – Stamos noted. The publication drew attention to the fact that this “campaign” was conducted during the election campaign for the US president.

It is noted that about 100 thousand dollars have been spent on this advertising during a year and a half, which is quite a modest amount. Journalists had doubts about Russia’s involvement, because in the year 2015 Donald Trump was not yet a single candidate from the Republican Party.


Sources: http://lenta.ru 

Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags:      

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Alcohol Online Sale Top 3 Videos From Russia One More Low-Cost Carrier May Appear In Russia FAS Will Consider Google's Proposal Football: Nostalgia Against Common Sense





comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Fairytale Map of Russia  Fabio Capello  Pussy Riot  New Year celebrations  Svyatoslav Knushevitsky  Russian Literature  Krasnodar Territory  Bank  Lana Del Rey  Olympic Games 2012  Chelyabinsk meteorite  Russian spacecrafts  Exhibitions in Saint Petersburg  Igor Shuvalov  Primorye Region  Russian football  Tyumen Region  Strategy 31  Russian Cinema  Archeology  Satellites  Russian symbols   bus stops  Russian hotels  Moscow camp  new flights  Himalayas  Korovin  Russian history  Vandalism  Sverdlovsk region  Russian sanctions   Pavel Durov   corruption in Russia  Russian economy  Leonid Yengibarov  Russian business  Painting  Moscow  Aleksandr Ovechkin  Lyubov Orlova  Bell Ringing  Republic of Buryatia  Exhibitions in Moscow  education  South Stream  Tombs  Russian tourism  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Maria Yermolova 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites