The head of cybersecurity policy at Facebook said $135,000 was spent for ads on Facebook paid for in euro, rubles, and US dollars.

Facebook has taken down two fake news campaigns linked to Russia, as it continues to grapple with misinformation on its platform. Facebook has remove(...)

The US Capitol in Washington, DC. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Politicians in Washington will try to resolve deep-seated divisions on immigration in the coming days in order to avert a partial government shutdown (...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin and Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau attend the opening session of the Paris Peace Forum on Sunday. Photograph:  Sputnik/Mikhail Metzel/Kremlin via Reuters

“My fellow Americans, an hour ago I learned that Russia had begun preparing its nuclear arsenal. I immediately ordered the United States’ armed forces(...)

‘This is a timely reminder that these bad actors won’t give up’. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A Kremlin-backed group of internet trolls that meddled in the 2016 presidential election appeared to be trying to influence US voters using Facebook d(...)

Platform had previously disclosed the concerns about disinformation on its site. Photograph: Getty

Twitter announced on Wednesday it had released a data cache of more than 10 million tweets from accounts suspected of being involved in disinformation(...)

Facebook said it had identified a new political influence campaign on its platform that appeared intended to disrupt the US midterm elections.  Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg.

Facebook said it had identified a new political influence campaign on its platform that appeared intended to disrupt the US midterm elections. The s(...)

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that hackers linked to the Russian state tried to target the websites of two conservative think-tanks. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP

The United States government has long believed that the Russian state mounted a concerted digital campaign of interference in the 2016 presidential el(...)

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“Co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour”. If you were a powerful company seeking a disingenuous euphemism to disguise activities that in the past, you had(...)

Facebook has made a number of changes since news broke of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, including simplified privacy tools. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Facebook is planning to make clear how it uses the data it collects across its social media platforms, including Messenger service and Instagram. In (...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. Photograph:  Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Facebook said on Tuesday that it had found and removed more than 270 accounts and pages controlled by Russia’s Internet Research Agency, the so-called(...)

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