Facebook hit by election interference content ’10 years before Zuckerberg acknowledged it’

Facebook was encountering election interference content as far back as 2006, some 10 years before Mark Zuckerberg first acknowledged the issue, the platform’s former head of global public policy has claimed.

Speaking at Sky News’ Big Ideas Live event, where experts and industry leaders discussed the biggest science and technology issues of our times, Paul Kelly said staff had to deal with it “all the time”.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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