In the flurry of election-related posts to hit your News Feed a year ago, did you happen to scroll past ones that mentioned the "Islamization of Texas" or calls for Texas to secede?
If so, you were likely being targeted by the Russia-backed ads that have been in the news lately.
Net income rose to US$4.71 billion, or US$1.59 per share, from US$2.63 billion, or 90 cents per share. The pro-Texas page-called Heart of Texas-encouraged its 253,000 followers to gather at an Islamic Center in the city on that day to stop the "Islamization of Texas", while a "United Muslims of America" page, which had 328,000 followers, pushed an event at the same time and place, calling on supporters to "Save Islamic Knowledge".
COO Sheryl Sandberg said Facebook will stand by its policy of allowing issue-related ads to be served because of its support for free speech, but she said the company wants to elevate the quality of discourse on the platform. Other examples included the efforts by Russia-linked groups to organize anti-Islam and anti-Trump protests.
"What neither side could have known was that Russian trolls were encouraging both sides to battle in the streets", Sen. Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the committee, said at the hearing that the committee still expects to release all of the ads eventually.
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Let's welcome the dude @JayTrain23 to Philly! In return, the Dolphins will receive a fourth-round pick in the 2018 #NFL Draft. The Eagles offense has been decent with their running back committee, but clearly, it wasn't enough.
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"One witness this committee had said that their strategy is to take a crack in our society and turn it into a chasm", King said, later adding: "We as a society have to realize when we are being conned".
The ad was targeted at people in the USA who had expressed interest in conservative commentators including Laura Ingraham, Bill O'Reilly and Rush Limbaugh and also those who expressed an interest in Christianity, Jesus, and "Conservatism in the United States".
A Russia-affiliated "Army of Jesus" Facebook page encouraged its 217,000 followers to share an illustration depicting Hillary Clinton wearing devil horns ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
Just before the 2016 USA presidential election, a Russian-backed group with 217,000 Facebook followers posted an illustration that depicted Hillary Clinton as a devil fighting Jesus. Mark Warner, the top-ranking Democrat on the committee, told the lawyers.
Tech firms tried to draw attention to work that they were doing to improve and crack down on malicious foreign actors but were shot down in many cases by lawmakers who called their work to vague.