Facebook staffers were told by execs to scrap any mention of Russia in a 2017 white paper on the platform’s security concerns: ‘We started to feel like we were part of a cover-up

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Narrator: They were.


Russian running an intelligence war on the US. We are crippled from the inside via corruption.


This is because you were in one.


“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” ― George Orwell, 1984


Facebook and Twitter executives testified before Congress that just because US political campaign influencing ads micro-targeted by algorithm were paid for in Rubles didn’t imply foreign origin. Which makes sense. I’m sure many true-blue American PACs pay their billion-dollar bill in Russian Rubles. That’s not Putin rubbing salt in the wound. /s And the campaign of one party was streaming internal polling data and voter data to Russian intelligence at the same time. Which I’m totally sure wasn’t used to guide the influence efforts. /s And many state and local government computers were hacked and gave up all their voter registration data, which I’m confident wasn’t cross-indexed to social media profiles. /s