Trump has made a loud statement on Facebook

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The heated rhetoric comes as public scrutiny of the role of technology companies played in the election is set to heat up.

On Wednesday, the company, along with Google and Twitter, were invited to testify in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee on November 1. A separate hearing with the House Intelligence Committee is expected to take place in October.

Though the FEC's decision ended in a 3-3 split, it became an exception by proxy and Facebook proceeded to allow ads without disclaimers, CNN reported.

While the ads did not support any political entity specifically, they were based on issues such as immigration and rights.

Congressional leaders have sent a letter to Facebook, Google and Twitter, requesting them to provide information on whether Russian Federation purchased any advertisements on their platforms. In 2011, Wired says, when it felt games from Zynga were a problem, it managed to limit how many messages gaming companies could send to Facebook users.

"Trump says Facebook is against him", wrote Zuckerberg.

The social networking site said that the information of the Russia-linked ads on Facebook would be handed over to the Congress for further probing.

Zuckerberg also said the company will donate $1.5 million to two organizations - NetHope, which has a team on the ground restoring connectivity, and the World Food Programme, a United Nations group that addresses hunger. "We hope to give all people a voice and create a platform for all ideas". He has denied his campaign colluded with Russian Federation, and Russia has denied interfering in the election.

"After the election, I made a comment that I thought the idea misinformation on Facebook changed the outcome of the election was a insane idea". On Wednesday, he said he regrets having made it.

"I don't think it's any question that Zuckerberg is a Democrat and that he sees what he's doing as a progressive thing", said Graham, who also edits the conservative outlet Newsbusters.

The king of social networks came down decisively and without hesitation on the side of one of the longest-running factions in the Philly cheesesteak war recently. "Collusion?" Recode said that Trump believes the idea of Russian involvement is merely a "hoax", blaming the media for perpetuating it, as is his wont.

Bezos responded with a tinge of humor to Trump's tirade, tweeting that he'd like to "send Donald to space" on the Blue Origin, his private space firm. For example, he mentions that Facebook ran "get out the vote" efforts, bringing in an estimated 2 million new voters. In August, Facebook acknowledged for the first time that "malicious actors" used the platform during the 2016 presidential election as part of a campaign "with the intent of harming the reputation of specific political targets".

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