Facebook to reconsider claims of Russian interference in Brexit vote

Facebook to reconsider claims of Russian interference in Brexit vote
 

Facebook is to re-examine whether Russian groups used its social media accounts to try to influence the outcome of the Brexit referendum.
The tech giant found "a minimal amount" of UK-related activity when it looked into one particular group last year.
But after a request from MPs, it will investigate whether there was "co-ordinated activity" by other outfits.
Theresa May has accused the Russian authorities of meddling in foreign elections and spreading disinformation.
In a speech in November, she said Russia's attempts to "sow discord" in the West could not go... read more

 
17 January 2018 in Politics, Views: 62
Source: BBC
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