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UK lawmaker challenges Facebook on political ads

LONDON (AP) - An influential British lawmaker challenged Facebook's new effort to safeguard elections on Tuesday, warning that they will place a heavy constraint on the company's ability to combat misinformation. Damian Collins, the chair of the Parliament media committee, wrote to Facebook after the Silicon Valley giant outlined its... go to Article >

Facebook says doctored UK election clip wouldn't break its ad rules

4 Days ago Tech Source: Feeds.reuters.com

Facebook said on Thursday that a doctored video shared by Britain's governing Conservatives would not have broken its rules on political advertising if it had run as a paid-for ad, and suggested the video had enriched public debate. read more

Tech companies rush to fight misinformation ahead of UK vote

1 Day ago News Source: Star-telegram.com

Facebook is opening up a war room to quickly respond to election hoaxes. Twitter is banning political ads. Google plans to crack down on bogus videos on YouTube. Social media … Click to Continue » read more

Tech companies rush to fight misinformation ahead of UK vote

1 Day ago News Source: Seattletimes.com

LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening up a war room to quickly respond to election hoaxes. Twitter is banning political ads. Google plans to crack down on bogus videos on YouTube. Social media platforms say they are mounting a vigorous campaign... read more

Tech companies rush to fight misinformation ahead of UK vote

1 Day ago Tech Source: Seattletimes.com

LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening up a war room to quickly respond to election hoaxes. Twitter is banning political ads. Google plans to crack down on bogus videos on YouTube. Social media platforms say they are mounting a vigorous campaign... read more

Tech companies rush to fight misinformation ahead of UK vote

1 Day ago Finance Source: Seattletimes.com

LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening up a war room to quickly respond to election hoaxes. Twitter is banning political ads. Google plans to crack down on bogus videos on YouTube. Social media platforms say they are mounting a vigorous campaign... read more

Tech companies rush to fight misinformation ahead of UK vote

1 Day ago Entertainment Source: Washingtontimes.com

LONDON (AP) - Facebook is opening up a war room to quickly respond to election hoaxes. Twitter is banning political ads. Google plans to crack down on bogus videos on YouTube. Social media platforms say they are mounting a vigorous campaign... read more

Tech companies rush to fight misinformation ahead of UK vote

3 Days ago Tech Source: Seattletimes.com

LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening up a war room to quickly respond to election hoaxes. Twitter is banning political ads. Google plans to crack down on bogus videos on YouTube. Social media platforms say they are mounting a vigorous campaign... read more

Tech companies rush to fight misinformation ahead of UK vote

3 Days ago Finance Source: Seattletimes.com

LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening up a war room to quickly respond to election hoaxes. Twitter is banning political ads. Google plans to crack down on bogus videos on YouTube. Social media platforms say they are mounting a vigorous campaign... read more

Tech companies rush to fight misinformation ahead of UK vote

3 Days ago News Source: Mail.com

LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening up a war room to quickly respond to election hoaxes. Twitter is banning political ads. Google plans to crack down on bogus videos on YouTube. Social media platforms say they are mounting a vigorous campaign... read more

Social Media Sites Under Pressure To Prep For Census Trolls And Interference

6 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

The first U.S. census to allow all households to participate online is facing another unprecedented challenge — the looming threat of disinformation through social media. As 2020 draws closer, federal officials fear foreign governments and... read more