Facebook hopes that after the criminal abuses the platform in the presidential election in 2016, social network admits, it will not be protected in the next election.
The company has set up a physical digital battlefield at the headquarters of Menlo Park, California to monitor what is happening in the next general elections in the US and Brazil.
The team involved in this effort is coming from various parts such as engineering, threat information, data science, law. Teleconference with reporters. There will be more than 300 people in the war room group, but Facebook told The New York Times that only about 20 people will enter the room.
Samidh Chakrabarti, director of product management for election management, said, "It will function as a command center." "If necessary, you can make decisions in real time"
Silicon Valley technology giant is still a niche even after Russian trolls used their platform to spread discord and false news among US voters in the 2016 election. Facebook, Google, Twitter said he found a new campaign from a foreign actor trying to influence public opinion before the state's medium-term election.
In July, Facebook reported that it discovered a new campaign with "unfair behavior" using $ 10,000 worth of advertisements, using dozens of pages and Facebook accounts and advertisements to promote political causes did. Last month, the company announced the deletion of groups, and groups of more than 600 pages …
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Facebook has set up a place of war in advance of the elections of Brazil and the United States
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