Tech giants to testify on Russian influence throughout sites during US election
Friday, 10 November 2017 Facebook, Twitter, and Google, expected to present any evidence of Russian activity on their sites during the US presidential election in Congress, have already begun addressing how to prevent meddling in elections via advertisements.
For a second day, Congress members slammed social media giants for allowing Russian influence campaign to divide Americans. Executives from Facebook, Twitter and Google testified Wednesday about Russian ads before and after the 2016 election. Nancy Cordes reports.
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