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The Russian foreign ministry says the new US sanctions on several Russians – including a businessman tied to President Vladimir Putin and a disinformation operation accused of conspiring to manipulate the US 2018 midterm election – 'will not go unanswered'
(UPDATED) Facebook takes down pages linked to the disinformation network
The primary goal of the Internet Research Agency (IRA) is to deepen divisions in US society and convince Democrat-favoring liberals – including Latinos, youths and the LGBTQ community – not to vote, a report says
The ads and postings show a pattern of stirring up anger among different groups, encouraging support for then-candidate Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential race, and discouraging support for his rival Hillary Clinton
Mark Zuckerberg says the tool will be coming out in 'the next few weeks'
The social networking site breaks its silence and like Twitter, Facebook, and Google before it, admits there were alleged state-sponsored accounts spreading false information on the platform
The company now searches for 'clusters engaged in coordinated activity around the Brexit referendum' that appeared to have originated in Russia
Facebook says it will hire more than 1,000 people to thwart deceptive advertisements on the social network. The ads appear to be linked to a Russian entity known as the Internet Research Agency.