Facebook supports full disclosure on Russia-backed ads: Sandberg

During an in-depth conversation with Axios co-founder Mike Allen, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg took some responsibility for Facebook’s role in facilitating Russian misinformation, and pledged to include ad targeting information as part of the company’s disclosures on political interference in the 2016 presidential election. Saying that the company owes Americans “not just” an apology but continued “determination,” Sandberg also admitted, “Things happened on our platform that should not have happened.” The discussion centered on the continuing scandal over Russian-linked propaganda ads on the company’s platform. Yesterday, House lawmakers investigating the ads said, after a meeting with Sandberg, that they would release the ads to the... Continue reading…

Facebook supports full disclosure on Russia-backed ads: Sandberg

Facebook's number two executive Sheryl Sandberg said Thursday the company supports the decision to release the contents and targets of Russia-backed political ads on the social network in the ...

Thu 12 Oct 17 from Phys.org

Facebook’s Sandberg vows more transparency on Russian ads - CNET

Sandberg acknowledged Facebook has a responsibility to prevent future meddling from foreign actors.

Thu 12 Oct 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Facebook will help investigators release Russia ads, Sandberg tells Axios

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Thursday the company was fully committed to helping U.S. congressional investigators publicly release Russia-backed ...

Thu 12 Oct 17 from Reuters Technology

Facebook 'fully committed' to sharing Russian ad data

Data on who was targeted during the US election, and the webpages the ads linked to, will be released by Facebook.

Thu 12 Oct 17 from BBC Technology

Facebook's Sandberg: Russia ads should be released to public

NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, says the ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should "absolutely" ...

Thu 12 Oct 17 from AP

Sandberg says Facebook allows fake news ads from legit accounts

 If the Russian-bought election interference ads hadn’t been bought by fraudulent accounts, “Most of them would be allowed to run” Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said this ...

Thu 12 Oct 17 from TechCrunch

Lawmakers plan to release Russia-linked Facebook ads - CNET

The divisive ads are part of an investigation into Russian-linked attempts to sway public opinion during last year's election.

Wed 11 Oct 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Facebook Chief Absolutely' Supports Releasing Russia-linked Advertisements

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said Thursday she "absolutely" supports the public release of all advertisements produced by a Russia-linked organization during the 2016 presidential ...

Thu 12 Oct 17 from Voice of America

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