Oops, Seems that House Democrats Plan to Release Russia-linked Facebook Ads – What to Expect Next?

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The Democratic Party members of the Intelligence Committee of the US House of Representatives are preparing to release 3,000 Facebook ads that were allegedly funded by Russia-linked entities.

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Trump election scandal that claims St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency with the help of Facebook influence the voters. Now, Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee are preparing to release 3,000 of the ad were used in 2016. Well, if so then all will see how exactly Facebook was used in an attempt to manipulate citizens during the election.

The ads may be released as early as this week, according to The Wall Street Journal, but first Facebook and Democrats must determine what and how many users data will be retracted ahead of the release.

“We have been in ongoing discussions with Facebook and hope to have the final redacted ads in our possession within a matter of days,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), who is leading the effort, told The Hill on Sunday. “As soon as we receive them, it is our intention to share them with the public.”

 (A Facebook post sponsored by a group called “Army of Jesus” called Hillary Clinton “Satan.”) Source: House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

In March, the United States put sanctions on the Internet Research Agency and its founder Yevgeny Prigozhin. In February, the company was indicted by the Office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, investigating the alleged Russian attempts to influence the outcome of the 2016 US presidential election.

As for Facebook, the company is also facing scrutiny for the misuse of its data by Cambridge Analytica. The social networking giant admitted that the data of up to 87 million users was passed on illegally to the British research firm.


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