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Jan 24, 2018
Facebook buys Confirm Inc to authenticate government-issued identity cards; to verify ad-buyersFacebook said in a statement that Confirm’s “technology and expertise will support our ongoing efforts to keep our community safe.”
Nov 10, 2017
After alleged Russian-linked ads on Facebook, Zuckerberg to launch a training program in US about advertisingZuckerberg is traveling on Thursday to St. Louis, Missouri, to launch the program, after which Facebook will dispatch teams to 30 US cities next year to run free training classes about its advertising, the company said in a statement.
Nov 06, 2017
Facebook and Twitter had received major investment from Russia-linked firms: Paradise PapersThe documents called "Paradise Papers", were obtained by German newspaper SUddeutsche Zeitung and reviewed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and several media outlets across the globe.
Oct 28, 2017
Facebook to make available a publicly searchable archive related to political ads from 2018The archive, beginning with ads carried in 2018, will cover a rolling four-year period, he said.
Oct 25, 2017
Twitter will label election related ads after US threat over non-disclosure of political spendingUS Senator Amy Klobuchar said in a statement that Twitter’s announcement was “no substitute for updating our laws.” A Democrat, she is co-sponsoring legislation that would make disclosures mandatory.
Oct 08, 2017
Facebook to make ad scrutiny more stringent after facing flak for succumbing to hate speech propagatorsFacebook is going to require ads that are targetted to people based on "politics, religion, ethnicity or social issues" to be manually reviewed.
Oct 04, 2017
Michigan and Wisconsin were the states being targetted the most, by Russia-linked Facebook adsThe ads targeted key demographic groups and used divisive messages including promoting anti-Muslim sentiment
Oct 03, 2017
Facebook to hire 1,000 people to add a human element to review advertisements on its platformAn internal Facebook review showed that Russia-linked fake accounts were used to buy ads aimed at exacerbating political clashes ahead of and following the 2016 US presidential election.