Facebook Provides 3,000 Russian-Linked Ads to Congressional Committees

Under intensifying pressure from Congress and growing public outcry, Facebook turned over more than 3,000 of the Russia-linked advertisements from its site over to the Senate and House intelligence committees, as well as the Senate Judiciary Committee. The material is part of an attempt to learn the depth of what investigators now believe was a sprawling foreign effort spanning years to interfere with the 2016 United States presidential election.