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I think it is absolutely right that %HESITATION companies like Facebook a knowledge the mistakes that they have made in the course mistakes have been have been made but to those mistakes did not extend to helping Russia sway Britain's brexit referendum so says Facebook's head of global affairs Nick Clegg who also happens to be Britain's former deputy prime minister Clegg took to U. K. airwaves Monday to deny charges the social networking site had been used by Russia we ran to full analyses of all the data we have in the run up to the brexit referendum following exactly the same methodology it off as we did after the F. B. I. notified Facebook outside interference in the twenty sixteen U. S. presidential election we shed these all this all of this information with the select committee in Westminster elsewhere we have found no evidence of a significant attempt by outside forces opponents of brexit have repeatedly asked whether the Kremlin played a role in the referendum they claim it paid to promote stories on Facebook about contentious issues like immigration Britain says it hasn't found any evidence to support that and Moscow denies trying but Facebook has been under suspicion ever since states or millions of its users was obtained by Cambridge analytica consultancy was hired by Donald Trump to work on his twenty sixteen presidential campaign now click says there is no evidence that U. K. votes as data was included in the full