Facebook subtly neither confirms nor denies Russian meddling during Brexit

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Russia’s role in the U.S. presidential election is still being investigated. Now it’s under fire for possibly meddling in the UK’s Brexit vote. 

On Monday, BuzzFeed News reported about the possibility of Russian-backed ads influencing the June 2016 vote for the UK to withdraw from the European Union, also known as Brexit.

Afterwards, in a policy speech, UK Prime Minister Theresa May accused Russia of messing with the democratic process. 

“It is seeking to weaponize information,” she said about the country’s tactics. “We know what you are doing and you will not succeed.”  Read more…

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