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Facebook advertisements related to Moscow broadcast in Wisconsin and Michigan

On November 8, 2016, Wisconsin and Michigan toppled into the Republican camp for less than 1% of the votes.

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Facebook advertisements related to Moscow broadcast in Wisconsin and Michigan
The political advertisements purchased from Russia on Facebook mainly targeted Michigan and Wisconsin, two of states where presidential election won by Donald Trump fin 2016, reports CNN.

These advertisements, says CNN, which cites four sources close to record, targeted specific demographic categories and exploited polemical messages, including attacks on Muslims.

On November 8, 2016, Wisconsin and Michigan toppled into Republican camp for less than 1% of votes. The Republican candidate defeated Hillary Clinton of 22 748 votes in Wisconsin and 10 700 votes in Michigan, clinching 26 great voters that se two states send to Electoral college.

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Accused of having to react first, Facebook is now multiplying communications on this subject. The social network to two billion users reported that about "10 million people in United States have seen se messages". As it was committed, Facebook also clarified that it provided Monday in Congress with content of se some 3 000 ads (advertisements) posted between 2015 and 2017 and funded by "a Russian entity called Internet Research Agency".

Special prosecutor Robert Mueller and parliamentary committees investigate possible links between Trump's campaign team and Russia. The Kremlin has repeatedly denied trying to influence election campaign, which led to election of Donald Trump.

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