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How social media services handle political ads

How social media services handle political ads

A rundown of each major platform's stance on ads.
Jan 23 2020 12:43PM
Facebook targets UK growth with 1000 hires this year

Facebook targets UK growth with 1000 hires this year

Increasing UK employee count to 4000.
Jan 22 2020 1:34PM
We're getting better at protecting elections - Facebook's Clegg

We're getting better at protecting elections - Facebook's Clegg

Will do a better job of preventing bad actors manipulating this year's US presidential election.
Jan 21 2020 6:25AM
Facebook must disclose app records for Massachusetts probe, judge rules

Facebook must disclose app records for Massachusetts probe, judge rules

Claims thousands of apps may have misused customer data.
Jan 20 2020 12:51PM
Facebook says technical error caused vulgar translation of Chinese leader's name

Facebook says technical error caused vulgar translation of Chinese leader's name

Apologises for any offence caused.
Jan 20 2020 7:00AM
Facebook refuses to ban political ads ahead of US election

Facebook refuses to ban political ads ahead of US election

But will give users some control.
Jan 10 2020 9:02AM
Facebook to remove deepfake videos in run-up to 2020 US election

Facebook to remove deepfake videos in run-up to 2020 US election

But not content that is parody or satire.
Jan 8 2020 10:36AM
Facebook to stop using 2FA tool to feed friend suggestions feature

Facebook to stop using 2FA tool to feed friend suggestions feature

As part of a wide-ranging privacy overhaul.
Dec 20 2019 6:50AM
Tougher rules in store for Google, Facebook over UK online ads

Tougher rules in store for Google, Facebook over UK online ads

After in-depth investigation by competition regulator.
Dec 19 2019 1:00PM
Facebook to pilot new fact-checking program with community reviewers

Facebook to pilot new fact-checking program with community reviewers

Appen to source reviewers.
Dec 18 2019 1:34PM
Japan to tighten screws on tech giants to ensure transparency

Japan to tighten screws on tech giants to ensure transparency

To maintain "transparency and fairness".
Dec 18 2019 1:30PM
Democrats release tips for US election campaigns to fight online disinformation

Democrats release tips for US election campaigns to fight online disinformation

Teams should be responsible for monitoring online disinformation about their candidate.
Dec 18 2019 6:44AM
Tech industry asks US court to reconsider net neutrality ruling

Tech industry asks US court to reconsider net neutrality ruling

After October ruling upheld earlier repeal.
Dec 16 2019 1:00PM
Facebook pledges US$130m to content oversight board

Facebook pledges US$130m to content oversight board

Funding for six years of operations.
Dec 16 2019 1:00PM
Facebook delays naming oversight board members until 2020

Facebook delays naming oversight board members until 2020

'Unforeseen complexities' delay member selection.
Dec 13 2019 12:10PM
US regulator weighs action against Facebook over how its apps interact

US regulator weighs action against Facebook over how its apps interact

Shares take hit over fears of forced app sell-off.
Dec 13 2019 12:03PM
Italian judge orders Facebook to reopen neo-fascist group's account

Italian judge orders Facebook to reopen neo-fascist group's account

Appeal by far-right group Casapound upheld.
Dec 13 2019 6:55AM
Australia tells Facebook and Google to commit to competition rules, or else

Australia tells Facebook and Google to commit to competition rules, or else

New rules to ensure they do not abuse their market power and damage competition.
Dec 13 2019 6:55AM
Facebook no longer among Glassdoor's top 10 workplaces

Facebook no longer among Glassdoor's top 10 workplaces

Plummets to the 23rd spot amid heightened regulatory scrutiny.
Dec 12 2019 6:36AM
Thousands of UK political ads missing from Facebook archive searches

Thousands of UK political ads missing from Facebook archive searches

Facebook unsure why campaign transparency data missing.
Dec 11 2019 1:20PM

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