• Mark Zuckerberg called the idea that Facebook influenced the 2016 election 'crazy' - but the company has long touted its ability to impact politics around the world

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had previously called the idea that Facebook had inadvertently influenced the 2016 election "crazy."
    But it turns out Facebook had touted its influence in other elections as "success stories," until the tab displaying them was taken down.
    Facebook and the ads Russia bought on the site are of interest to special counsel Robert Mueller and others investigating Russian ties to President Donald Trump during the 2016 election.
    When accusations were flying at Facebook for allegedly helping spread fake news about the 2016 US election, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg...
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