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New York Times:
Inside Facebook's election “War Room”, which will be the company's hub for safeguarding elections around the world   —  MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sandwiched between Building 20 and Building 21 in the heart of Facebook's campus, an approximately 25-foot-by-35-foot conference room is under construction.
Sep 19, 2018, 2:26 PMIn context
New York Times:
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is better prepared to fight election interference, catalogs the steps the company has taken to prevent a repeat of 2016   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg began the year by promising to make Facebook safer from election interference around the world.
Sep 13, 2018, 2:38 AMIn context
New York Times:
Aug 28, 2018, 8:05 PMIn context
New York Times:
A look at how FireEye helped Facebook identify Iran-linked fake accounts, after working on the DNC hack in 2016   —  SAN FRANCISCO — FireEye, a cybersecurity company that has been involved in a number of prominent investigations, including the 2016 attack on the Democratic National Committee …
Aug 23, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
New York Times:
Microsoft says hackers linked to the Russian military intelligence agency formerly known as the GRU targeted conservative US think tanks that challenge Moscow   —  BOSTON — The Russian military intelligence unit that sought to influence the 2016 election appears to have a new target …
Aug 21, 2018, 1:35 AMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook CSO Alex Stamos will join Stanford as an adjunct professor when he leaves the company on August 17; Facebook does not plan to appoint a successor   —  SAN FRANCISCO — When Facebook revealed on Tuesday that it had identified a political influence campaign ahead of the November midterm elections …
Aug 1, 2018, 4:55 PMIn context
Sheera Frenkel / New York Times:
Researchers: Trump and his PAC spent $274K on Facebook ads viewed by at least 37M users since early May, making him the biggest political advertiser on the site   —  SAN FRANCISCO — It's official: President Trump is the single biggest political advertiser on Facebook.
Jul 18, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: top tech companies met intelligence officials to discuss midterm elections but neither the FBI nor DHS was willing to share specific threat information   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Eight of the tech industry's most influential companies, in anticipation of a repeat of the Russian meddling …
Jun 26, 2018, 1:25 AMIn context
Sheera Frenkel / New York Times:
In internal open letter to CEO Satya Nadella, more than 100 Microsoft employees protest the firm's work with ICE and ask that it stop working with the agency   —  SAN FRANCISCO — In an open letter posted to Microsoft's internal message board on Tuesday, more than 100 employees protested …
Jun 19, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Sheera Frenkel / New York Times:
Some political ads slipped or bypassed Facebook's new restrictions for disclosure and authorization in California's Fourth Congressional District primary   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Regina Bateson had just finished an Easter egg hunt with her children on April 1 when her phone started buzzing.
Jun 4, 2018, 10:20 AMIn context

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