Facebook And Twitter Offer New Political Ad Transparency Tools To Head Off Bad Actors

Facebook and Twitter each released new political advertising transparency tools on Thursday in preparation for the 2018 US midterm elections, as the social platforms try to forestall the malicious electoral interference they enabled during the 2016 election. Facebook began archiving electoral and issue-based ads in May, so any ad by an active candidate or featuringContinue reading »

The post Facebook And Twitter Offer New Political Ad Transparency Tools To Head Off Bad Actors appeared first on AdExchanger.

Read more

Facebook’s Political Advertising Overhaul Comes To The US

Facebook introduced its political advertising archive and updated transparency policies to the US on Thursday after testing them in other countries, including Canada, Britain and Kenya. Moving forward, all electoral and issue-based ads on Facebook or Instagram will be archived and will have a “paid for by” disclaimer, which prevents political advertisers from promoting contentContinue reading »

The post Facebook’s Political Advertising Overhaul Comes To The US appeared first on AdExchanger.

Read more

Congress Puts The Screws To Facebook, Twitter And Google On Russian Interference

AdExchanger |

The tech titans have testified about Russian election meddling. And after two days and multiple hours of questioning by members of Congress aimed at top lawyers from Facebook, Twitter and Google on Tuesday and Wednesday, it’s clear that Russian operatives continue to spread propaganda and sow social discontent using social media platforms and that saidContinue reading »

The post Congress Puts The Screws To Facebook, Twitter And Google On Russian Interference appeared first on AdExchanger.

Read more