All three companies have been asked to testify publicly about Russian interference before both the House and Senate intelligence panels on November 1.
Microsoft is also looking at whether Russians bought U.S. election ads on its Bing search engine or other Microsoft-owned products and platforms and it might be Putin's advertising campaign might be greater than many first thought.
A study published on Monday by researchers with the Oxford Internet Institute, which is affiliated with the British university, found that current US military personnel and veterans were targeted by disinformation campaigns on Twitter and Facebook over the past year by a nexus of pro-Kremlin, Russian-oriented sites, along with conspiracy theorists and European right-wing ideologues.
The suspected Russian-linked ads focused on immigration issues, with one page called, "Secured Borders".
Time US taught 'new' lessons: Iran Armed Forces
Iran's rial has dropped against the USA dollar in recent days in a sign of concern about Trump's policy. In July 2017, the United Stated imposed new sanctions against the country's ballistic missile program.
Conaway, R-Texas, and the top Democrat on the panel, California Rep. Adam Schiff, met with Sandberg in the office of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.
Schiff said Sandberg wanted to calm members of Congress, who were initially concerned that the company was reluctant to share information and to ensure that foreign governments don't wage information campaigns in US elections. However, Twitter's analysis did not conclude whether RT's ad buys were related to attempts to influence the United States election. "We take the trust of the Facebook community seriously and want to be clear that we're taking immediate action".
While Conaway and Schiff had previously expressed a desire to release the ads, Senate intelligence committee chairman Richard Burr of North Carolina said he did not want his committee to do so, arguing that any documents turned over to the committee were sensitive and should not be made public. Facebook has also declined to make the ads public.
Both men said that in the end, voters need to be more aware of the type of information they are seeking out.
But "my personal hope is we do this as quickly as we can", Conaway said.
Some members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) have formed a coalition to press Facebook for action on racial issues, a congressional aide with knowledge of the discussions tells The Hill. It announced that numerous ads did not violate its policies.
The White House says President Donald Trump will nominate Kirstjen Nielsen to serve as his next secretary of Homeland Security. The White House confirmed earlier reports by The Washington Post and Politico that Nielsen was next in line for the position.
It's actually pretty close to Reinhardt's emote form past year , if you just replace pumpkins with fire-hot melted metal. You can expect to see loot boxes dressed up as jack-o-lanterns and 50 new items to collect during the event.
Some of Trump's allies, including former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon, have called on him to resign. The Tennessee senator added that the majority of Senate Republicans privately had reservations about the president.
Hackers linked to North Korea reportedly targeted USA electric power companies, according to a leading cybersecurity firm. The South's Yonhap news agency quoted Lee as saying that 235 gigabytes of military documents were taken.
Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was missing from practice on Wednesday, but it wasn't because of an injury. If the Giants cut him, he would carry $2 million in dead cap space for 2018, a savings of $6.5 million.
Enormous was originally scheduled to arrive in theaters on November 21, 2018 and was subsequently pushed back to the 2020 slot. With 'Gigantic , ' we've come to that point, and although it's a hard decision, we are ending active development for now.
But once the iPhone X manufacturing issues are resolved, the phone's sales will likely to pick up in the first half of 2018. He stated in a note to MacRumors that the 2018 iPad Pro will probably come with a TrueDepth camera and the FaceID feature.
Let's take a closer look at five oil-related stocks that you may want to consider ahead of next month's OPEC meeting. Last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested the cut might be extended further, to the end of 2018.
OnePlus is quietly collecting a ton of data from its smartphones
The data can help developers figure out what features people use, what bugs need to be fixed, and what/where the target market is. Using this tool and the encryption key stored on the OnePlus 2 he managed to decipher the exact information that was being sent.
Airtel Partners with Karbonn and launches 4G VoLTE smartphone
All smartphones under the " Mera Pehla 4G Smartphone " initiative will be available at leading mobile stores across the country. Airtel will provide total cash benefit to Rs1,500-Rs500 will be given after 18 months and another Rs1,000 after 36 months.
Eminem Rips Into Donald Trump With Scathing Freestyle Rap
The video, which played during Tuesday night's BET Hip Hop Awards , had more than 4 million views on YouTube Wednesday morning. The 44-year-old rapper has previously taken a swipe at Trump in 2016, in nine-minute freestyle titled 'Campaign Speech' .
Toddler left in Utah corn maze
The boy was visiting the maze in West Jordan on Monday, Oct. 9, with a large family group, but was left behind. The next morning, a woman called the police at about 7:45 a.m. and said she couldn't find her little boy.
Former Cruiserweight Champion Reportedly Asks For Release
Neville's last appearance on television was during the segment where Kalisto joined the cruiserweight division on Raw last week. Neville has been one of the best things about the cruiserweight division and there's really no need to keep him there.
Spain gives Catalan leader 5 days to clarify independence
The crisis has caused deep uncertainty for businesses in one of the wealthiest regions in the eurozone's fourth-largest economy. On Wednesday, a government source who refused to be named said "all options" were on the table as crisis talks were under way.