Google To Verify Identity Of US Political Ad BuyersGoogle says it will do a better job of verifying the identity of political ad buyers in the U.S. by requiring a government-issued ID and other key information.
Russian Election Meddling: Should Tech Giants Have Known?There were signs, some say telltale signs, of Russians using social media to meddle in last year's U.S. elections long before tech companies wised up to it.
Russia Hackers Had Targets Worldwide, Beyond US ElectionThe hackers who disrupted the U.S. presidential election had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton’s campaign.
Russia-Linked Facebook Campaign Ads ReleasedLawmakers on Wednesday released a trove of Facebook ads linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process and whip up tensions around divisive social issues.
Senate Urges Social Media Firms To Do More In Fighting Russian MeddlingRepresentatives from Facebook, Twitter and Goggle struggled at times to defend themselves against complaints they didn’t act quickly or thoroughly enough as it became evident that Russians used the sites to try and influence the 2016 U.S. election.
Facebook, Twitter, Google Defend Security Measures In Testimony To CongressMajor tech companies plan to tell Congress Tuesday that they have found additional evidence of Russian activity on their services surrounding the 2016 U.S. election.
Facebook Increases Ad Transparency Before Russia Congressional HearingUnder pressure in advance of hearings on Russian election interference, Facebook is moving to increase transparency for everyone who sees and buys political advertising on its site.
UK Seeks Facebook Data On Brexit Ads Linked To RussiaBritish lawmakers have asked Facebook to release information about Russian-linked activity around the U.K.’s European Union membership referendum and recent election.
Facebook Gives Russia-Linked Ads To CongressFacebook is planning more measures to increase transparency in advertising as the company provides Congress with more than 3,000 ads linked to a Russian ad agency.
Social Media Election Ad Regulations Considered Amid Facebook FalloutVirginia Sen. Mark Warner is writing a bill that would require social media companies to disclose who funded political ads, similar to television broadcasters.
KCBS Cover Story: Truth And Lies On The Campaign TrailAs Campaign 2012 continues, undecided voters across the country are having a hard time deciphering truth from fiction from both parties.
Campaign Watchdog Rejects Kamala Harris Negative Ad ComplaintCalifornia's campaign watchdog has rejected a complaint by the Democratic candidate for attorney general over an attack ad aired by a national Republican organization.