Craig Timberg

Craig Timberg is the Post’s National Technology Reporter. He grew up in suburban Maryland and went to Connecticut College, studying philosophy and history while writing for various college publications. After graduating in 1992, he worked for The Valley News and Concord Monitor, both in New Hampshire, before joining The Baltimore Sun in 1996 and the Post in 1998. He spent three years in Richmond covering Virginia politics and two years in D.C., covering the mayor and city council, before joining the Foreign Staff in 2004. After a stint as Johannesburg Bureau Chief, he became education editor in 2009 and deputy national security editor in 2011. His book on the AIDS epidemic, Tinderbox,came out in March 2012. He lives on Capitol Hill with his wife and three children.

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Russian ads, now publicly released, show sophistication of influence campaign

Lawmakers revealed several ads that sought to inflame some of the nation’s deepest social divides.

Fiery exchanges on Capitol Hill as lawmakers scold Facebook, Google and Twitter

Facebook, Google and Twitter are taken to task by both Republicans and Democrats for allowing Russian influence on their platforms. “I don't think you get it,” said a senator from California, the home state of the three companies.

Tech executives try to placate lawmakers on disclosure

Tech executives try to placate lawmakers on disclosure

Silicon Valley leaders decline to endorse ad-transparency bill.

Facebook, Google and Twitter testified on Capitol Hill. Here’s what they said.

The top lawyers for Facebook, Google and Twitter will testify this week during multiple congressional hearings.