Facebook boss in the false news Twitter storm


Facebook is the vice-president of the advertising has been criticized for tweeting that the Russian bought the ads had not been designed to influence the US elections.

Rob Goldman tweet was retweeted by the President, Donald Trump.

His view contradicted the special advisor Robert Mueller, recent indictments, including 13 Russians have been accused of meddling in the election through social media and other means.

Mr. Goldman has apologized to Facebook staff.

The BBC understands that his tweets were not the point of view of society.

In a series of tweets, Mr Goldman said that Russia is disinformation activities had been designed to “divide America,” but added that “the majority of Russian advertising [Facebook] happened after the elections”.

The end of the Twitter post by @robjective

However, according to the indictment, the ads were only a part of Russia’s activities on the social media platform.

In the document, Facebook is mentioned 35 times.

The 13 Russians are accused of setting up fake accounts using stolen US identity, the constitution of the thematic groups and the promotion of political rallies all over the 2016, using Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter.

In his most recent tweet at the time of writing, Mr. Goldman implied that the point had been trying to make is that Russia, the campaign of misinformation that has continued after the elections.

“If only you could edit a tweet,” he wrote.

According to Wired, has sent a message to the staff that read: “I wanted to apologize for having tweeted my point of view on Russian interference, without having to be examined by anyone internally.

“Tweets are my personal view and not Facebook. I have conveyed my point of view a little.

“The council is far more information on what happened [that] I do seem to contradict his statements was a serious error on my part.”

Facebook said it would not comment on internal messages shared by employees, but does not question Mr. Mueller results.