The most startling news stories from the week of October 10, 2018, in pictures.1.
Facebook ‘unmasked’ Trump’s personal information by Russian hackers.
The social media giant “unmask[ed]” the identity of President Donald Trump’s adult son and daughter-in-law, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
The revelation came from an anonymous source “who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss internal matters,” according to the paper.
It’s unclear whether the identity was obtained by the social media company itself, or by Russian intelligence agencies.
The story also notes that Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, also shared the personal information of their children and grandchildren.
The Journal said it obtained the information through a public records request.
Facebook and Google also released the names of some of their advertisers who were identified in the Russian operation.1 / 14 The Wall Street News reported on October 10 that Russian intelligence agents used social media to identify and unmask Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn.
Facebook has been accused of misleading users about the extent of its advertising revenue to foreign governments and has been sued over Russia’s election interference.1