AP: Russia Twitter Trolls Deflected Bad Trump NewsAn Associated Press analysis of deleted Twitter accounts reveals new details of surreptitious Russian activity shortly before last year's presidential election.
Silicon Valley's 'Gut-Wrenching' Year Confronting Its Dark SideAfter years of maintaining an unwavering optimism about technology, some who've worked at Twitter, Facebook and Google have spent much of 2017 reckoning with the unintended consequences of the products they built.
Feinstein: Sessions Needs To Clarify Remarks About Russian InteractionsSen. Dianne Feinstein said Sunday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions should come before the Senate again to clear up his statements about Russia and the Trump campaign.
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-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.
Trump Blasts Former Aide At Center Of Russia Investigation As ‘Liar’President Donald Trump said Tuesday that a former campaign aide thrust into the center of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe “has already proven to be a liar.”
Ex-Trump Campaign Manager Manafort Indicted In Russia InvestigationThe charges were the first stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into possible ties between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia.
Manafort, Gates Face Decades In Prison, Millions In FinesPresident Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and Manafort’s business associate Rick Gates face decades in federal prison and millions of dollars in potential fines if convicted on all counts.
Ex-Trump Campaign Aide Papadopoulos Pleads Guilty In Mueller ProbeA former campaign aide to President Donald Trump has pleaded guilty to lying to federal agents working for special counsel Robert Mueller as part of his probe into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia.
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.