Russia she tried, as was the case during the u.s. presidential election of 2016, to interfere in the referendum on the Brexit ? In any case, not using Facebook, has concluded the social network after an internal investigation. Simon Milner, the director of public affairs for Facebook in the Uk, said on Wednesday 28 February in a letter to the Parliament not to have found no evidence of attempts to interfere in Russian on his platform during the campaign, reports the british press.
Facebook was warned last year by a parliamentary commission to investigate the subject. In December, the social network presented its findings : of the players linked to Russian interests had spent… of 0.97 us dollar, 0.79 euro in advertising during the campaign. Facebook had then explained that, according to him, these messages had in fact landed by mistake in the United Kingdom, while they were intended to refer to the United States.