The senators requested Facebook to identify all saw the Russian advertising users
At the hearings in the U.S. Congress, the senators demanded that Facebook to identify all users that could see the Russian political advertising and warn them. About it reports Reuters.
“You feel an obligation, in turn, notify those people who got access to this? You can do this? And aren’t you supposed to do?”, — leads the Agency of the appeal Democrat Jack reed to the representative of Facebook Colin Stretch.
In his turn, Mr. Stretch noted that such identification is a “significant technical issue” and he is not confident of the ability of Facebook to implement it. However, he did not rule out that it may be possible. The company declined to comment to the Agency.
During the hearings, the Facebook reported about 80 thousand releases to influence public opinion in the United States, Twitter has revealed 2752 accounts that belonged to some Russian structures, as Google found 18 channels, which can be associated with Russia.
Yesterday the Russian foreign Ministry summarized this week in the U.S. Congress hearings with representatives from Internet giants Facebook, Twitter and Google + about the alleged intervention of the Russian authorities in the us presidential elections in 2016. The foreign Ministry announced that the event “confirmed the absence of proof to the state Russian interference” in the political process in the United States.