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Here's What Kind Of Content Russian Interests Paid To Run On Facebook

Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee released a sample of the ads on their website.

Here's What Kind Of Content Russian Interests Paid To Run On Facebook
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Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have released some of Russian-funded content targeting Americans that appeared on Facebook during the 2016 presidential race.

Twitter Bans Ads From Two Russian Media Outlets

Twitter Bans Ads From Two Russian Media Outlets

RT and Sputnik can no longer run ads on Twitter. The company said its decision is based on the outlets' involvement in 2016 election interference.

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They say the ads were designed to stoke fears and political divisions in the U.S. Topics included Muslims in America, police brutality, racism, border security, LGBTQ issues and more.

Facebook's general counsel told lawmakers this week as many as 126 million Americans could have seen politicized content paid for by Kremlin-linked interests. Twitter and Google also testified about Russian content on their sites.