Russia Hangs Over Facebook’s Earnings Call; Mark Zuckerberg Says He’s “Dead Serious” About It

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tackled Russia’s use of the giant social network as a propaganda platform at the start of the earnings call today to discuss Q3 earnings, saying he’s “dead serious” about cracking down on such malicious abuses. Zuckerberg pledged to meet the problem head-on, doubling the number of people working on safety and security, bolstering the engineering resources devoted to tackling the problem and improving artificial intelligence to do a better job…