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Mark Zuckerberg says he did not know about the 'dark arts' PR firm accused of savaging Facebook's critics

28 days ago   |   By Telegraph


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Mark Zuckerberg says he didn't know Facebook hired a research firm that tried to discredit its critics by linking them to George Soros

Mark Zuckerberg says he didn't know Facebook hired a research firm that tried to discredit its critics by linking them to George Soros

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Mark Zuckerberg says he didn't know that Facebook hired a opposition research firm that attempted to discredit critics of the company by linking them to George Soros.
George Soros, a wealthy Jewish financier and philanthropist, is the frequent target of anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.
The work of Definers Public Affairs, the firm that pushed the narrative linking the groups to Soros, was exposed in a bombshell New York Times report.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told reporters he didn't know his company hired a opposition research firm that tried to discredit critics of Facebook by...
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The research firm Facebook hired to smear its critics has been pushing an anti-Apple campaign that has Qualcomm's fingerprints on it

The research firm Facebook hired to smear its critics has been pushing an anti-Apple campaign that has Qualcomm's fingerprints on it

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

A New York Times story said that Facebook had employed a Washington DC-style research firm to spread potentially damaging stories about Facebook's critics.
The story also mentioned that there is another technology client which is paying the firm, Definers Public Affairs, to spread negative stories about Apple.
Business Insider reporters have previously been contacted by Definers representatives about information they think could be damaging to Apple and positive for Qualcomm.
While all signs appear to point toward Qualcomm as the mystery client, Qualcomm has remained silent and has yet to...
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U.S. senator to query Facebook about report on treatment of critics

U.S. senator to query Facebook about report on treatment of critics

29 days ago   |   By Reuters

A Democratic U.S. senator said on Thursday she will ask Facebook Inc and the Justice Department about a media report that the company hired an outside firm to attack critics, warning that such action could raise campaign finance issues.
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No one at Facebook seems to know who hired a DC opposition research firm

No one at Facebook seems to know who hired a DC opposition research firm

29 days ago   |   By The Verge

One of the bigger bombshells in The New York Times ' massive Facebook investigation published yesterday was that the company had hired an opposition research and consulting firm known as Definers Public Affairs, which it said had created deceptive news posts and pushed them onto a network of conservative websites. Now, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he has no idea who hired them.
Definers was hired as part of a lobbying effort intended to counter mounting criticisms of Facebook over the past year. The firm's role, among other things, included circulating a document tying a prominent...
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