Facebook turns over info on Russian ads to Mueller: report
The Hill ^ | 09/06/2017 | JACQUELINE THOMSEN
Posted on 09/06/2017 11:18:31 PM PDT by gubamyster
Facebook has turned over its data on ads bought by a Russian company during the 2016 election to special counsel Robert Mueller, Reuters reported Wednesday.
The tech company gave Mueller’s team copies of the ads as well as the identities of the ads’ buyers, a source told Reuters.
The handover of information comes after Facebook revealed earlier Wednesday that thousands of ads posted on the site over the past two years were linked to fake Facebook accounts based out of Russia.
Facebook’s chief security officer, Alex Stamos, said nearly 500 accounts had spent roughly $100,000 on about 3,000 ads, but that the accounts had since been suspended. Facebook reportedly informed congressional investigators about the ads on Wednesday, according to The Washington Post.
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Has anyone ever actually clicked on a Facebook ad??
The way this Fishing Expedition is going, I expect to see Mueller on an episode of Deadliest Catch or Wicked Tuna.
I think there was a Leftist back in 2007 that did.
It was for a bathhouse in Chicago.
Strange thing too. It was from a U. S. Senate office on Capital Hill.
Meanwhile the identities of the people who paid for the trump dossier , who work in departments just down the isle from Mueller are still unknown …
I don’t click on fakebook period.
I don’t think the Russian government is stupid enough to buy Facebook ads, especially for the election. Most likely these were ads that linked to Russian porn sites. Mueller just wants to check out porn sites on the taxpayer dime.
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