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Facebook Building a ‘War Room’ to Battle Election Meddling

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19 September 2018

YAHOO (AFP) — Facebook on Wednesday said it will have a “war room” up and running on its Silicon Valley campus to quickly repel efforts to use the social network to meddle in upcoming elections.

“We are setting up a war room in Menlo Park for the Brazil and US elections,” Facebook elections and civic engagement director Samidh Chakrabarti said during a conference call.

“It is going to serve as a command center so we can make real-time decisions as needed.”

He declined to say when the “war room” — currently a conference room with a paper sign taped to the door — would be in operation. …

“We’ve found and taken down foreign influence campaigns from Russia and Iran attempting to interfere in the US, UK, Middle East, and elsewhere — as well as groups in Mexico and Brazil that have been active in their own country.” […]

2 Comments on Facebook Building a ‘War Room’ to Battle Election Meddling

  1. News from the Donbass: “It seems to me that the committee on CIS affairs should come up with a draft statement of the State Duma in connection with the events in the Donbass, specifically in connection with the murder of the head of the DNP, Alexander Zakharchenko. The document should obviously be of a preventive nature, “Zatulin said.
    http://dnr-live.ru/gosduma-gotovit-predupreditelnoe-zayavlenie-po-ubiystvu-zaharchenko/

    You’ll need to translate some headlines

  2. “…Russia and Iran….”
    These two are basically a cat call for (((the tribe))). Nothing to see here, amazed people are so dumb to still be on this CIA webpage handing over their private data streams to the corporations Facebook sells it to.

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