IN 2014, Russians working for a shadowy firm called the Internet Research Agency started gathering US followers in online groups focused on issues such as religion and immigration.

[NEW YORK] Senior FBI officials who helped probe Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign told a colleague that Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had to win the race to the...

[WASHINGTON] One year on from Donald Trump's shock election, US Democrats are still struggling to heal the wounds of Hillary Clinton's calamitous defeat and identify a champion to challenge...

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook on Wednesday reported profits leapt on booming revenue from online ads in the third quarter, topping investor forecasts and buoying shares already at record highs.

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook Inc is planning to tell a Congressional panel in more detail just how deeply Russian ads and posts infiltrated the news feeds of US voters on its social network, according to...

[WASHINGTON] A Washington grand jury on Friday approved the first charges in the probe led by independent prosecutor Robert Mueller, CNN reported on Friday, citing sources briefed on the matter.

[CHELTENHAM, England] Former US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton blamed her 2016 election loss to Donald Trump on sexism and the"double standards" women are held to in...

[SAN JOSE, California] Facebook Inc has begun overhauling how it handles political ads on its platform and may put some changes in place before US elections next year, Facebook's chief...

[SAN FRANCISCO] Google has found evidence its platforms were exploited by Russian operatives seeking to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election, The Washington Post reported on Monday.

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook on Monday said it will hire more than 1,000 people to thwart deceptive ads crafted to knock elections off course.