Facebook: Russian agents created in the social network 129 events

Facebook: Russian agents created in the social network 129 events

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Facebook: российские агенты создали в соцсети 129 мероприятий

The company has submitted to Congress new data about the propaganda efforts of Russia during the election campaign

Company Facebook announced that during the election campaign of 2016, Russian agents created in the social network 129 events.

This is stated in transmitted to the Congress the testimony revealed new details about the disinformation campaign which Russia was allegedly conducted with the aim of influencing American voters.

As reported in the text of a statement by Facebook, which is dated 8 January, was published on January 26 event page went from 338 300 different accounts, and 62 500 users said that they are going to visit them.

While the company has no data about which of the events actually took place.

In September, Facebook, the largest social network in the world, said only that the Russian agents were created and promoted “multiple events”.

Later found copies of the pages of events indicate that at least some of them were political meetings devoted to such sensitive issues as immigration.

Russia rejects the conclusions of the American intelligence community about the fact that she tried to interfere in elections.