Facebook is “totally committed” to provide detailed information about ads purchased in Russia during the elections in the united states, says Sheryl Sandberg.
The ad, linked pages, and were directed to has given investigators, ” said ms. Sandberg.
The ads and the fake accounts used to get in Facebook had been found and removed, he said.
However, he added, if the ads had been placed by the actual accounts, Facebook have not been removed.Bad actors
“The things that happened in our platform in this election that should not have happened,” said ms. Sandberg, the chief operating officer of the social network in an interview with the news site of Axios.
“We have a huge responsibility here,” he said, adding that Facebook was “cooperating fully” with the investigating officers who seek in what seems to be Russian efforts to influence the election.
On 11 October, Ms Sandberg and other Facebook appeared ahead of US in the congress of the panels looking into reports of Russian interference in the election.
“We believe that it is important that you get the full picture and explain that to the American public,” he said, adding that once the investigation is completed and made public, Facebook could provide more information about the ads and how they were used.
Ms Sandberg said that Facebook has stepped up its monitoring systems since the discovery of the wide advertising campaign, which channels more than 3,000 ads in the social network that were seen by nearly 10 million people.
Facebook was the investment in the machine-learning techniques to help detect fake accounts that are used to broadcast announcements similar to those seen in the campaign of 2016. It also employs about 4,000 people to vet and review the content before it is put on the network.
The site had also taken measures to stop those who are behind the fake accounts to benefit from the ads they put on Facebook, he said.
It is also expected that for more information of us intelligence agencies in other “bad actors” and to limit his access to Facebook, ” said ms. Sandberg during the extensive interview. The social network was “aggressively” following up leads that had already been approved.
“We don’t want this type of foreign interference in Facebook,” she added. “Nobody wants that kind of interference.”
The expansion in advertising has allowed him to run if they were posted by real people, Ms Sandberg said that the site had no interest in passing the information, or restrict the freedom of speech, as this could set a dangerous precedent.
“When you cut off the speech of a person, cut his speech to all the people, he said.