Facebook gave investigators details of Russian ads

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Facebook has said Russian-linked accounts bought ads about election-related issues.


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Facebook has sent government investigators new records about Russian-linked ads placed on its service during the 2016, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

The information, including copies of ads and details about accounts that bought them, was shared with special counsel Robert Mueller, the late Friday report said, citing people familiar with the matter. Mueller and a team of investigators are looking into Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.

“We continue to cooperate with the relevant investigative authorities,” a Facebook spokesman said. The Department of Justice didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

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