Tag: US Election

Facebook knows it has 270 mn fake accounts

Facebook knows it has 270 mn fake accounts

Already under the lens for its role in Russia’s meddling into the 2016 US election, Facebook has admitted that up to 270 million accounts on the platform are either fake or duplicate. The social media giant this week released its third-quarter earning and buried in those results, it disclosed that[Read More…]

Zuckerberg denies Facebook role in US elections

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday denied the idea that fake news on the social website has influenced the US presidential elections. Zuckerberg spoke at Technonomy conference in an interaction with David Kirkpatrick, who asked about Facebook’s role in the recently concluded US Presidential elections. Facebook has been under scathing[Read More…]

Of all world leaders, Putin the happiest about Trump’s victory

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday congratulated Donald Trump on his victory in US elections. The Kremlin said that it hoped to work with him on improving relations between the two countries, reported AFP. Putin ‘expressed hope for mutual work on bringing US-Russia relations out of their critical condition as[Read More…]

US Elections 2016: Polls open in 9 states

Polling stations have opened as the first ballots are cast in the long-awaited election pitting Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump. Voters in nine states – Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Vermont and Virginia – got first crack at electing the new president, with the rest[Read More…]

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