"And it's also why we're building the tool we are announcing today".
Facebook, Google and Twitter testified before Congress this month, acknowledging that agents tied to the Russian government used their platforms to try to meddle with the USA elections.
Facebook has said it will release a tool that will allow users to check if they interacted with an account created by Russia's so-called "troll army".
U.S. lawmakers have criticised the tech firms for not doing more to detect the alleged election meddling, which the Russian government denies involvement in.
The Internet Research Agency has been described as a "troll farm", with the New York Times writing in 2015: "The agency had become known for employing hundreds of Russians to post pro-Kremlin propaganda online under fake identities [.] in order to create the illusion of a massive army of supporters". It will answer the user question, "How can I see if I've liked or followed a Facebook page or Instagram account created by the Internet Research Agency?"
As many as 126 million people could have been served posts on Facebook and 20 million on Instagram, the company says. Facebook has since deactivated the accounts.
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The web page will show only a list of accounts, not the posts or ads affiliated with them, according to a mock-up. That's the Russian firm that created thousands of incendiary posts from fake accounts posing as USA citizens.
It's Facebook's most direct effort to explain to users how they may have been affected by the IRA's postings, which reached an estimated 150 million people and stirred up controversy over gun rights, immigration, race relations and religion in the US, sometimes prompting real-world protests on both sides of a debate.
Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat who had asked for notifications, said Facebook's plan "seems to be a serious response" to his request.
However, at a Congress hearing on November 1, a Facebook representative said: "It's a much more challenging issue to identify and notify reliably people who may have been exposed to this content on an individual basis".
Rep. Adam Schiff, a California Democrat, called the move a "very positive step" in a statement.
Replacing Carr was rookie Marlon Humphrey, who saw more playing time Sunday than he has for most of the season. Carr was on the field for 26 snaps on Sunday, which was good for 36 percent of the total defensive snaps.
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In June, the USS Fitzgerald collided with a cargo ship off Japan, resulting in the deaths of seven USA sailors. Navy Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM 77); P-8 aircraft from the " Fighting Tigers " of U.S.
Similar to how it is on Snapchat, the feature will include an emoji status for anyone the user is now in a streak with. If Facebook is preparing to clone this, then don't be surprised to see it show up in Instagram and WhatsApp.
Earlier in the day, former India cricketer Zaheer Khan Wednesday Bollywood actress Sagarika Ghatge in a private wedding ceremony. The right-arm bowler, who got engaged in a ceremony in Greater Noida on October 24, tied the knot with Nupur in Meerut .
He went on to assert that "this government does not stop dividing the Jewish people in Israel and overseas ". Hotovely's statement came amid a widening rift between the Israeli government and many U.S.
Theodore Maclean, EVP & Chief Marketing Officer let go of $57,195 worth of shares at an average price of $38.13 on Monday the 9th. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio added to its stake by buying 2,505 shares an increase of 2.2% as of 09/30/2017.
The downgrade to growth means the United Kingdom economy will be £65bn smaller by 2021 than the government thought in March 2016. Low GDP growth will impact on Britain's ability to pay off its national debt, said Mr Johnson.
The technology company reported $3.30 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $3.28 by $0.02. The institutional investor owned 40,761 shares of the technology company's stock after selling 2,612 shares during the period.
The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $81.54 price target, but the stock is already up 7.21% from its recent lows. Also, insider Craig Howard Hoskins sold 4,450 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 10th.
They expect this year's earnings to fall -16.53% year-over-year to $3.13, followed by 0.96% growth in the next year to $3.16. Analysts study insider data to get a sense of sense of what key shareholders think about the outlook for a particular stock.
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