Canada doesn't trust social networks to warn of election interference
It's setting up a panel that will warn the public of meddling.
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Twitter and Facebook target fake accounts ahead of Bangladesh election
Both said some were likely linked to the Bangladesh government.
US Treasury sanctions Russians for hacking and election meddling
This includes election interference and anti-doping agency hacks.
Facebook's political ad system is still easily tricked
It approved ads falsely claiming to be from Mike Pence and ISIS.
Facebook, Twitter reportedly haven’t seen any China election meddling
Neither have found interference attempts linked to China.
Facebook shut down a spam network in Brazil
68 Pages and 43 accounts were booted from the platform.
Facebook expands security measures for political campaign staff
The pilot program comes just in time for the US midterm elections.
Facebook tells Senate it needs help stopping election interference
Sheryl Sandberg says the government should cooperate.