Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Mark Warner (D-VA) Cite CfA’s Research
On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee held a hearing on foreign influence campaigns’ use of social media platforms. Several senators criticized Google for not attending the hearing, while Facebook and Twitter sent top executives. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) cited CfA’s research in their criticisms of Google, specifically CfA’s successful effort to pose as a Russian troll farm to buy Google ads.
Watch Sen. Rubio’s comments:
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Watch Sen. Warner’s comments: