Facebook subtly neither confirms nor denies Russian meddling during Brexit

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Russia, still being investigated for meddling in the U.S. presidential election, is now under fire for its actions during 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.

SEE ALSO: Russian trolls pushed the California and Texas secession movements

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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Facebook subtly neither confirms nor denies Russian meddling during Brexit

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