Executives from leading technology and social media firms convened with U.S. intelligence representatives yesterday to discuss ongoing efforts to shield their platforms and users from election interference campaigns.
According to Bloomberg and additional news outlets, Facebook used its Menlo Park, Calif. headquarters to host the meeting, which was attended by Google, Microsoft, Twitter and members of the Department of Homeland Security, FBI and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
Specifically, the meetings' attendees addresses strategies for neutralizing disinformation operations, such as those executed by Russia to sow discord and disparage former presidential candidate Hilary Clinton during the run-up to the 2016 elections.
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