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Facebook sold $100,000 in political ads that ‘likely’ came from Russia

After months of questions about what role Facebook played in Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the social media company said today it sold about $100,000 worth of ads connected to inauthentic accounts and pages that “likely operated out of Russia.” While only a small portion of the ad purchases, which were made between June […]
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