Facebook: Fake Accounts Likely Linked To Russia Spent Thousands Of Dollars On Political Ads

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook said Wednesday that fake accounts and pages that likely have ties to Russia spent $100,000 in divisive political ads from June 2015 to May 2017 before the U.S. presidential election. A total of 470 fake accounts and pages ran roughly 3,000 ads during that period, Facebook's Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos…


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