By BARBARA ORTUTAY
AP Technology Writer 

Why Facebook keeps stepping in it

 

September 29, 2017



NEW YORK (AP) — Years of limited oversight and unchecked growth have turned Facebook into a force with incredible power over the lives of its two billion users. But the social network has also produced unintended social consequences — and they're starting to catch up with it:

— House and Senate panels investigating Russian interference in the 2016 elections have invited Facebook — along with Google and Twitter — to testify this fall . Facebook just agreed to give congressional investigators 3,000 political ads purchased by Russian-backed entities, and announced new disclosure poli...



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