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Factbox: How social media services handle political ads

10 Jan 2020

SAN FRANCISCO 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.

Factbox: How social media services handle political ads

09 Jan 2020

SAN FRANCISCO 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.

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020

28 Dec 2019

Spotify Technology SA said on Friday it would pause selling political advertisements on its music streaming platform in early 2020. | Video

Beauty brands tap TikTok influencers for holiday campaigns

24 Dec 2019

In a TikTok video with the hashtag #awesomekiss, viral teen star Charli D'Amelio uses an eos Products lipbalm before kissing the screen and transforming into a dancing, costumed Santa in an ad for her 12 million followers. | Video

Facebook bans all ads that aim to limit U.S. census participation

19 Dec 2019

NEW YORK Facebook Inc , which has come under fire for allowing politicians to run misleading advertisements, said on Thursday it will ban any ads that aim to limit participation in next year's U.S. census, which officials and lawmakers fear could be targeted by disinformation aiming to disrupt the count.

Facebook bans all ads that aim to limit U.S. census participation

19 Dec 2019

NEW YORK, Dec 19 Facebook Inc, which has come under fire for allowing politicians to run misleading advertisements, said on Thursday it will ban any ads that aim to limit participation in next year's U.S. census, which officials and lawmakers fear could be targeted by disinformation aiming to disrupt the count.

Democrats release tips for election campaigns to fight online disinformation

17 Dec 2019

U.S. political campaigns should make someone in their teams responsible for monitoring online disinformation about their candidate ahead of the 2020 elections, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) said on Monday.

UPDATE 1-Democrats release tips for election campaigns to fight online disinformation

17 Dec 2019

Dec 16 U.S. political campaigns should make someone in their teams responsible for monitoring online disinformation about their candidate ahead of the 2020 elections, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) said on Monday.

Democrats release tips for election campaigns to fight online disinformation

16 Dec 2019

Dec 16 U.S. political campaigns should make someone in their teams responsible for monitoring online disinformation about their candidate ahead of the 2020 elections, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) said on Monday.

Facebook pledges $130 million to content oversight board, delays naming members

12 Dec 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook said on Thursday it committed an initial $130 million to fund an independent oversight board, but said it would not announce its members this year, as originally expected.

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