• Sheryl Sandberg Says Facebook Will Hand Over More Data on Russia-Linked Ads

    11 days ago - By NY Times

    Ms. Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, said Thursday that the company had agreed to deliver more information, including ad-targeting data, to government officials.
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  • Facebook will help investigators release Russia ads, Sandberg tells Axios

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Thursday the company was fully committed to helping U.S. congressional investigators publicly release Russia-backed political ads that ran during the 2016 U.S. election.
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  • Facebook supports full disclosure on Russia-backed ads: Sandberg

    11 days ago - By Phys.org

    Facebook's number two executive Sheryl Sandberg said Thursday the company supports the decision to release the contents and targets of Russia-backed political ads on the social network in the 2016 election.
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  • Facebook 'fully committed' to sharing Russian ad data

    11 days ago - By BBC

    Data on who was targeted during the US election, and the webpages the ads linked to, will be released by Facebook.
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  • Sandberg says Facebook allows fake news ads from legit accounts

    Sandberg says Facebook allows fake news ads from legit accounts

    11 days ago - By TechCrunch

    If the Russian-bought election interference ads hadn't been bought by fraudulent accounts, “Most of them would be allowed to run” Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said this morning. “The responsibility of an open platform is to allow people to express themselves” she said during the first of an Axios interview series with Facebook execs.
    “The thing about free...
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  • Sheryl Sandberg says Facebook will give investigators Russian ad targeting data

    Sheryl Sandberg says Facebook will give investigators Russian ad targeting data

    11 days ago - By The Verge

    During an in-depth conversation with Axios co-founder Mike Allen, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg took some responsibility for Facebook's role in facilitating Russian misinformation, and pledged to include ad targeting information as part of the company's disclosures on political interference in the 2016 presidential election.
    Saying that the company owes Americans “not just” an apology but continued “determination,” Sandberg also admitted, “Things happened on our platform that should not have happened.”
    The discussion centered on the continuing scandal over Russian-linked propaganda ads on...
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  • Facebook plans to fix ad system before 2018 US midterm elections

    Facebook plans to fix ad system before 2018 US midterm elections

    11 days ago - By Engadget

    We've heard quite a bit about Russian meddling in the US election through Facebook ads. Last month we reported that Facebook handed over the suspected Russian ads to Congressional investigators. We also learned that the social media giant is hiring 1...
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  • Facebook committed to helping investigators release Russia ads: Sandberg

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Thursday that the company was fully committed to helping U.S. congressional investigators publicly release Russia-backed political ads that ran during the 2016 U.S. election.
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  • Sheryl Sandberg says the US should 'absolutely' publicly release the Facebook ads linked to Russian interference

    Sheryl Sandberg says the US should 'absolutely' publicly release the Facebook ads linked to Russian interference

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has said US Congress should "absolutely" publicly release ads from its platform that were purchased by Russia-linked accounts.
    Sandberg made the comments to Axios in her first public interview since Facebook disclosed it had discovered ads bought by Russia-linked accounts.
    Asked by interviewer Mike Allen whether she supported the public release of the ads, Sandberg said: "Absolutely."
    She said: "Things happened on our platform in this election that should not have happened, especially troubling foreign interference in a democratic election. We know we have a...
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