Maxine Waters Says Facebook “Tried To Hide Information” About Russian Ad Purchases During Election


Maxine Waters Says Facebook “Tried To Hide Information” About Russian Ad Purchases During Election

Rep. Maxine Waters, a Democrat from California, said Monday that “Facebook tried to hide information” about Russian ads purchased on the platform intended to influence the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald Trump.Earlier this months, Facebook disclosed that roughly $100,000 worth of political ads were purchased on its platform by fake accounts and pages connected to a Russian troll operation.Waters comments came on BuzzFeed News’s morning Twitter show, AM2DM, where she slammed Facebook for not being “forthcoming” about the ads.”It took [Facebook] too long to admit they’d done business with them,” Waters said. “I want to …

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