Facebook Admits Social Media Can 'Corrode Democracy'The world's largest social network is admitting there may be an unintended consequence to social networks: the undermining of democracy.
Facebook Now Lets You Check To See If You Followed Russian PropagandaThe tool, which Facebook had promised users in November, is available through the site's Help Center.
Pelosi Urges Ryan Not To Let House Russia Investigation Shut DownPelosi's letter says Democrats are "deeply concerned by the Majority's efforts to curtail the House Intelligence Committee investigation and its overall failure to address Russia's meddling in the 2016 election."
Report: San Francisco Consulate Key To Russian U.S. EspionageThe now shuttered Russian consulate perched atop San Francisco's Pacific Heights neighborhood was a hotbed for espionage and spying, according to a published report.
Special Counsel Obtains Thousands Of Trump Transition EmailsSpecial counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian contacts with President Donald Trump's campaign has gained access to thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration, according to several people familiar with Trump's transition organization.
IOC Suspends Russia From 2018 Winter Olympics Over Doping AllegationsThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended the Russian Olympic committee over allegations of doping. The committee announced Tuesday that it will allow athletes from the country to compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Games.
'Hacker-For-Hire' Pleads Guilty To Yahoo BreachA Canadian man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a massive breach at Yahoo that authorities say was directed by two Russian intelligence agents.
Uzbekistan Incident Raises Suspicion Of Russian Involvement In Cuba AttacksA newly-revealed incident reported by a USAID officer who is based at the American embassy in Uzbekistan is raising suspicions Russia may have been involved and could have had a hand in bizarre attacks targeting U.S. diplomats in Cuba, according to American sources.
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 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.