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Washington Post › Technology › 19 hours ago
For the first time, researchers have demonstrated a skew in the delivery of political ads based on the content of those ads alone.
Newsweek › Politics › 4 days ago
In an ad for his U.S. Senate Campaign, Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore compares himself to Clarence Thomas and Brett Kavanaugh, declaring himself the victim of a "smear campaign."
Washington Post › Technology › 6 days ago
The possible disclaimer is among a series of changes the company has mentioned to Democratic and Republican operatives.
HuffPost › Politics › 1 week ago
“Facebook’s ad policies as they currently stand enable dangerous, abusive behavior," the CEO of the Democratic National Committee wrote.
CBS News › 1 week ago
More than 300 video ads for President Trump were taken down, mostly over the summer, for violating company policy, 60 Minutes discovered. Ian Sherr, an editor at large for CNET, joins CBSN to discuss the latest on how these social media platforms are...
New York Post › 1 week ago
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg defended the decision to allow false political ads to remain on the social media site, saying the company shouldn’t be in the censorship business. “What I believe is that in a democracy, it’s really important that...
Breitbart › Technology › 1 week ago
In a recent interview with CBS This Morning, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg doubled down on the firm's recent decision not to fact check ads by politicians.
HuffPost › Politics › 1 week ago
The social media giant's CEO reiterated his decision to not remove political ads that contain knowingly false and erroneous information.
Newsweek › 1 week ago
The revelation came as social media platforms tussled on what the correct stance on political adverts should be.
CBS News › 1 week ago
For the first time, Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are sitting down together for a network TV interview. “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King spoke with the couple about the challenges confronting...
Newsweek › 2 weeks ago
"How we respond to this abuse will determine whether the web lives up to its potential as a global force for good or leads us into a digital dystopia," Sir Tim Berners-Lee has warned.
Politico › Technology › 2 weeks ago
The statement only explicitly singles out Google and its move to limit targeting capabilities.
Sputnik International › 2 weeks ago
Google announced this week that it will bar political advertisers from targeting voters on their affiliation as a means of promoting increased visibility in election ads, following tech giant Twitter. Facebook, however, chose instead to make exemptions...
ABC News › 2 weeks ago
The new policy on the social media site has restricted all political advertisements.
CBS News › 2 weeks ago
Google and Snapchat revealed their political ad policies this week, and Twitter made tweaks to its own rules. This comes as Facebook faces increasing backlash over its handling of political ads. Axios media reporter Sara Fischer joined CBSN to discuss.
The Wall Street Journal › Technology › 2 weeks ago
Facebook is discussing potential changes to its policy for running political ads, according to people familiar with the matter.
Sputnik International › 2 weeks ago
Until now the company allowed the targeting of people using data on their behaviour, such as search queries, that identified them as left-leaning or right-leaning or independent. It had also allowed data on public voter records to be used.
Washington Post › Technology › 2 weeks ago
Google on Wednesday announced new restrictions on political advertisers around the world, including new rules that prevent candidates including President Trump from targeting narrow categories of web users, including based on their political...
Washington Post › Technology › 2 weeks ago
The Trump campaign on Wednesday lashed out at Facebook after company executives said they’re considering changes to their rules around political ads, deepening the partisan battle lines over the issue less than a year before the 2020 election.
New York Post › 3 weeks ago
President Trump’s reelection campaign hopes to score a touchdown during Super Bowl LIV — with a high-priced ad airing during the game, according to a report. The campaign has agreed on “broad terms” with Fox to air the ad during the Feb. 2 game...
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