The batch of more than 3,000 Russian-bought ads that Facebook is preparing to turn over to Congress shows a deep understanding of social divides in American society, with some ads promoting African-American rights groups including Black Lives Matter and others suggesting that these same
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Russian interests bought 3,000 ads, some of which promoted Black Lives Matter, and others that said groups like this were threatening, The Washington Post reports
Russian political ads included topics like Black Lives Matter and other divisive isses
Facebook ads from the 2016 election that were linked to Russian government actors included messages that sought to exploit and divide based on hot-button racial issues, ...
Many questions remain about the ads purchased by Russian-linked accounts during the 2016 presidential election.Earlier this month, the company announced that Russian-linked accounts had purchased $100,000 worth of advertising.The scale of this advertising buy is mysterious. In an election where
Facebook is facing pressure after news that Russia was behind a vast number of ads that tried to take votes away from Hillary Clinton in last year's presidential election. People are now realizing the scope of the social media giant's power.
Facing mounting criticism, Mark Zuckerberg announced last week that Facebook will overhaul its approach to political ads, bringing more transparency to the process. Facebook users will soon be able to see who paid for an ad, Zuckerberg said, and when users visit an advertiser’s page, they
Facebook is under scrutiny for (among other things) allegedly selling political ads to the Russians, allowing people to set up fake accounts, and not properly monitoring the content posted by "fake" profiles. Wait. What?The meta-country of FacebookWith a population of over 2 billion registered
BuzzFeed Facebook has banned an advertisement that shows a women shaving her legs. According to BuzzFeed, Facebook says the ad “breaches the social network’s rules on adult content.” The ad was for Friction Free Shaving, a razor subscription service for women. Their banned ad showed a women
Facebook shares are under pressure amidst continued revelations about the efforts of Russia to spread misinformation via the social network. Brian Weiser, media analyst with Pivotal Research, thinks Facebook and other platforms face a moment of truth about the trustworthiness of their promises to