Facebook ‘must share information’ on Russian interference in UK

Social network is urged to reveal what it knows as expert says it is unlikely Russian professional trolls only used Twitter

Facebook is under pressure from academics and parliamentarians to reveal what it knows about Russian attempts to manipulate British politics, as research efforts flounder against the company’s locked-down social network.

“Facebook has been very silent on this,” said the Liberal Democrat Brexit spokesperson Tom Brake. He said representatives of all major social media companies should be called before MPs “to explain what research they have undertaken into possible Russian manipulation of their sites”.

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OnePlus 5T launch: ‘all-screen’ experience at half price of iPhone X

Chinese company’s latest smartphone is hoping to attract users with 6in-screen complete with facial recognition

The latest Android smartphone from Chinese upstart OnePlus hopes to tempt users looking for the new all-screen experience, but at less than half the price of an iPhone X.

The 5T is a revamped version of the 5 launched in June and marks the second time the company has updated its smartphone line more than once in a year. According to co-founder Carl Pei, this is because “when we’ve got new technology ready to go we don’t want to leave our users with older devices”.

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