Now Hillary lost because Facebook. Or something. Remember when it was “Russia Russia Russia” ?
Via Daily Caller.
One of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s primary lieutenants is demanding an investigation into Facebook for supposedly tilting the election in President Donald Trump’s favor.
Phillipe Reines, a former senior adviser to Clinton when she ran the Department of State, used a Feb. 23 Wired article to make the case that Facebook algorithm peddlers are partially to blame for the Trump administration. He is also pushing the Federal Election Commission to probe the platform’s mid-election advertising practices.
“This piece by a Facebook (@facebook) insider should trigger a Federal Election Commission (@FEC) investigation into FB’s illegal in-kind contributions to the Trump campaign by virtue of charging the Clinton campaign the same amount — but for far fewer ads,” Reines wrote in a tweet Sunday….
Facebook Vice President of advertising Rob Goldman insisted shortly after indictment issuance the Russian ads’ goal was to sow discord — not to sway the election. He also claimed most of the spending on Facebook ads occurred after Trump’s election win….