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Facebook Sold Ads During 2016 Election to Russian Platform?


This week, social media site Facebook revealed it sold over $100,000 in advertising space during the 2016 presidential election to an unknown Russian company targeting US voters. Facebook added that around 470 “inauthentic” accounts and Pages, “likely operating out of Russia,” spent the ad space on 3,000 ads between June 2015 and May 2017. According to The Washington Post, officials have traced the sales to a Russian “troll farm” that promotes pro-Kremlin propaganda.

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