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Facebook weighing political ad blackout ahead of election, Bloomberg says

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 10th, 2020

Facebook weighing political ad blackout ahead of election, Bloomberg says

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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 considering political ad ban for election, Bloomberg reports

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 12th, 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

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 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

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

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

Russian accounts target U.S. voters on Instagram ahead of 2020 election: Facebook

A network of Instagram accounts operated from Russia has targeted Americans with divisive political messages ahead of next year's U.S. presidential election, with operators posing as people within the United States, Facebook said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 21st, 2019

Facebook to require buyers of political ads to provide more information about who paid for them

Facebook on Wednesday announced it would tighten some of its rules around political advertising ahead of the 2020 presidential election, imposing new requirements that candidates and campaigns submit more information about who actually paid for their ads......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 28th, 2019

Facebook tightens rules for U.S. political advertisers ahead of 2020 election

Facebook Inc is tightening its political ad rules in the United States, it said on Wednesday, requiring new disclosures for its site and photo-sharing platform Instagram ahead of the U.S. presidential election in November 2020......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 28th, 2019

Facebook beefs up political ad rules ahead of EU election

Facebook is further tightening up requirements for European Union political advertising, in its latest efforts to prevent foreign interference and increase transparency ahead of bloc-wide voting in May......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 29th, 2019

Facebook detects midterm election meddling

Facebook has identified a coordinated political influence campaign ahead of November’s U.S. congressional elections and has taken down dozens of fake accounts on its site, the company said on Tuesday. Chris Dignam reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 8th, 2018

Google reveals new policy for election ads ahead of EU vote: Bloomberg

Alphabet Inc's Google said it will roll out new policies in Europe to provide more transparency around political ads, ahead of European Union elections in the spring, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing a blog post......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 21st, 2018

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

Facebook starts adding labels to "state-controlled media" and will ban them from running ads in the US ahead of the 2020 election (FB)

Facebook Facebook said Thursday that it has started adding labels to state-run media outlets. The labels, which the company originally announced last Oc.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 4th, 2020

Are political texts flooding your phone? Here"s why and how to stop them

Political texts, known as peer-to-peer texting, are taking over voters' phones ahead of the 2020 election. Her.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 3rd, 2020

Trump"s campaign just reportedly paid millions to buy out the ad space on YouTube"s homepage ahead of the election, ensuring it will reach viewers at a crucial time (GOOG, GOOGL)

Associated Press Trump's re-election campaign just bought YouTube's most prominent homepage ad space for the run-up to the election, according to Bloomberg. The campaign purchased ads on the coveted YouTube "masthead,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 21st, 2020