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Facebook says fake accounts linked to Russia bought ads during US election (FB)

Facebook on Wednesday said that it found evidence of ad spending related to fake accounts "likely operated out of Russia" during the US presidential election. Facebook's chief security officer, Alex Stamos, said the company conducted an examination of ads purchased over the past two years in response to mounting concern over "Russian interference in the electoral process" and Facebook's role in spreading misinformation leading up to the election.
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