Facebook General Counsel Colin Stretch told the committee that 16 million Americans may have been exposed to Russian information on Facebook's picture-sharing service Instagram beginning in October 2016.
"A lot of folks, including many in the media, have tried to reduce this entire conversation down to one premise: foreign actors conducted a surgically executed covert operation to help elect a United States president", Burr said. Each general counsel also struggled to name an executive at their company who is specifically tasked with overseeing the threat.
Facebook's Russian Federation problem isn't affecting the company's business. "They are much more widespread than one election", Rubio said. In fact, the ads are so lame that I initially thought the Politico story was a prank.
"This is another example of how people are lured in", said Sen. Facebook had previously disclosed that 126 million accounts were served that content on Facebook. It is not clear how many of those 150 million people actually saw the content, however.
Facebook employed 23,165 at the end of September, an increase of 47 percent over a year ago.
Facebook's ability to target advertising has become so effective that some in Congress have discussed regulating political advertising, especially in the wake of testimony about the extent to which Russian operatives used its platform to spread misinformation during the 2016 elections.
During the hearings, Facebook downplayed the potential reach of ads bought by Russia's Internet Research Agency. Experts have said that the Russians' goals included promoting discord in the US and inciting violence.
The response to the Eagles' trade was quick and showed that experts believe that Ajayi will be a huge addition in Philadelphia . But this season, Ajayi , a native of London, has managed just 465 yards on 138 rushes and no TDs.
Harris, according to her mother, was studying mental health counseling in a graduate program at Marymount University . The impact from a pedestrian's fall from an overpass killed a driver on Interstate 66 Saturday.
She's talking about the fallout from a now infamous photo of her holding a fake severed head of Donald Trump covered in blood. Just so you know, [talk-show hosts] Jimmy Kimmel or Seth Meyers has never asked me to do blow before going on the show.
Juno's Waves instrument recorded the encounter with the bow shock over the course of about two hours on June 24, 2016. The soundtracks come from celestial bodies including Jupiter and Saturn, as well as many different types of stars.
The Cox Plate win gave Winx her 15th Group 1 win, equaling the famous sprinter Black Caviar on Australia's all-time list. She's an unbelievable athlete and that helps her to recover well", he said. "He's given us all a heart attack.
The best rain chances will come during the afternoon, but right now only spotty showers and storms are expected. Clouds will increase overnight with lows dipping into the mid 30s making for a chilly start Wednesday morning.
A large 4000mAh battery could keep the lights on, equipped with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ to stave off long charging times. Now, a day ahead of the launch, the smartphone has been listed online by Three, a UK-based carrier, with specifications.
That unit had another solid outing against the Chargers , save for Melvin Gordon's 87-yard touchdown run in the first half. NOTES: Patriots T Marcus Cannon left with a right ankle injury, while WR Chris Hogan left late with a shoulder injury.
PK Dhumal is BJP CM pick for Himachal Pradesh poll
Union Minister JP Nadda called PK Dhumal and congratulated him for being elected as BJP's CM candidate for Himachal Pradesh . Bjp president Amit Shah, Prime Minister Narendra Modi , and other top leaders were present in the committee meeting.
Severe Weather Bringing High Winds, Torrential Downpours
Stronger gusts of 60 to 75mph may be observed offshore and along the immediate coastline, and higher elevations above 1,000 feet. Winds inland are expected to be 25 to 35 miles per hour, with gusts potentially reaching 40 miles per hour or higher.
Leicester City name Claude Puel as new manager
Jamie Vardy and Demarai Gray discuss Leicester City's approach to their win over Everton in Claude Puel's debut as manager. The latest defeat left Everton 18th in the league standings, having lost six of their opening 10 games of the season.
JC Penney shares slump after outlook cut
Adjusted earnings per share losses for the quarter are expected to be in the range of $0.40 to $0.45. Following this decision, he said, the retailer saw "an improvement in performance".