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Facebook, in a possible reversal, considers banning political ads near the U.S. election

The company continues to grapple with a large advertising boycott, employee unrest and other issues related to its policies on hate speech and misinformation, according to a person familiar with the company’s thinking......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 10th, 2020

Twitter details plan to ban political ads

Twitter laid out plans for banning political ads on its social network, something Facebook has strongly refused to do, just as campaigns for the 2020 U.S. presidential election heat up. Conway G. Gittens reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 15th, 2019

Facebook considers rules around statements regarding election results, NYT says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewall4 hr. 40 min. ago

Facebook considering political ad ban for election, Bloomberg reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 12th, 2020

Facebook weighing political ad blackout ahead of election, Bloomberg says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 10th, 2020

Facebook weighing political ad blackout ahead of election, Bloomberg says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 10th, 2020

Facebook to publicly track political sponsored content after Bloomberg"s paid memes

Facebook Inc will provide a way for people to track political sponsored content on Facebook and Instagram ahead of the U.S. presidential election, it said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 27th, 2020

Facebook says it will publicly track political sponsored content

Facebook Inc will provide a way for people to track political sponsored content on Facebook and Instagram ahead of the U.S. presidential election, it said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 27th, 2020

What"sApp At Facebook: Q4 Earnings Puts Focus On Election, Ad Revenue

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) enters Wednesday afternoon’s earnings release with what seems like the same-old-same-old clouds hovering over it. They range from government investigations to privacy protections to political brouh.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaJan 28th, 2020

Facebook to give users some control on political ads

Facebook said Thursday it'll give users the option to see fewer political and social issue ads. As Fred Katayama reports, the moves come ahead of the U.S. presidential election in November......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 9th, 2020

Facebook Still Won’t Fact-Check Political Ads Headed Into Election Season

Instead, the company will allow users the option to see less political ads on their feed Responding to popular demand, Facebook will soon .....»»

Category: topSource: timeJan 9th, 2020

Facebook won’t limit political ad targeting or stop false claims under new ad rules

Facebook has defied public calls to adopt significant limits on political advertising ahead of the 2020 presidential election, opting instead to introduce changes that allow users to control more of the ads they see......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 9th, 2020

Ahead of U.S. election, Facebook gives users some control over how they see political ads

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was making some changes to its approach to political ads, including allowing users to turn off certain ad-targeting tools, but the updates stop far short of critics' demands and what rival companies have pledged to do......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 9th, 2020

Zuckerberg denies that Trump tried to lobby against ban on political ads: CBS

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said in an interview to CBS on Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump did not discourage him from banning political ads on the social media platform during a secret meeting in October......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 2nd, 2019

Facebook considers changes to political ad targeting as Google announces plan to limit it

The move puts pressure on Facebook to make changes to how narrowly Republicans and Democ.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 21st, 2019

Factbox: How social media services handle political ads

Online platforms including Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google face growing pressure to stop carrying political ads that contain false or misleading claims ahead of the U.S. presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 20th, 2019

Factbox: How social media sites handle political ads

Online platforms including Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google face growing pressure to stop carrying political ads that contain false or misleading claims ahead of the U.S. presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 15th, 2019

Twitter sets out plans for banning political ads

Twitter Inc on Friday laid out its plan for banning political ads just as campaigns for the 2020 presidential election heat up, and for banning ads that advocate for a certain outcome on social and political causes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 15th, 2019

Facebook rejected calls to ban or fact-check political ads ahead of the UK"s general election

Associated Press/Francois Mori Facebook has rejected calls to ban political ads on its platform ahead of a general election in the UK on December 12. The company told journalists on Thursday that it wanted to allow politicians an.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2019

EU"s Vestager backs Twitter for banning political ads, berates Facebook

Europe's antitrust chief praised Twitter on Thursday for banning political advertising but criticized Facebook, which will continue to run such ads, for its "de facto manipulation of who you're going to vote for"......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 7th, 2019

How Facebook could change Trump"s 2020 re-election bid

Screenshot. Twitter announced Wednesday it will ban political advertising from its platform. The move unleashed newfound pressure on Facebook and other social media giants to follow suit. That cou.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 2nd, 2019