A new country says Google and Facebook may have interfered in its elections — just maybe not the one you’d expect.
Officials in Russia have said that Google and Facebook published election-related ads in violation of the country’s laws, Reuters reported.
Yes, you read that correctly: Russia is accusing the two tech giants of election interference.
At issue are laws that prohibit political ads “during elections on Sunday and on the preceding day,” according to Reuters. Russia’s Roskomnadzor, the government body that oversees the country’s media laws, has said Facebook and Google both ran ads during Sunday elections. Read more…