Facebook Inc. users who are worried that advertisers harvested their data to manipulate them with political propaganda have a potentially powerful tool to break the spell: a button on the corner of each Facebook ad that says, “Why am I seeing this?"Yet, rather than … [Read more...] about Does Facebook’s Ad Tool Mislead Voters?
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Former US president Barack Obama reportedly warned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to take the threat of fake news on the platform seriously in a meeting weeks after the election last year. Obama reportedly pulled Zuckerberg aside at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in … [Read more...] about Obama warned Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg about threat of fake news after presidential election
Facebook’s move to show less content from publishers and advertisers in its News Feed will be good for users, but “deeply significant” for a publishing industry that often relies on the platform to get readers, experts say. Matt Navarra, director of social media … [Read more...] about Facebook News Feed changes ‘deeply significant’ for publishing industry
A BRUTAL boyfriend who battered a young mum after she revealed she wanted to leave him has been jailed after a huge Facebook search to find him.Jenna Thomas, 22, showed off her black and bloodshot eyes and swollen face in a bid to catch attacker Jamie Webber, 27.Jenna's … [Read more...] about Savage boyfriend who battered his young mum lover after she revealed she wanted to leave him is jailed following huge Facebook search
In a statement on Monday, Google said a policy change was in the works which would prevent websites that misrepresent content from using its AdSense advertising network. The company did not detail how it would implement or enforce the new policy. "Moving forward, we … [Read more...] about Google, Facebook move to clamp down on fake news sites