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Facebook starts adding labels to 'state-controlled media' and will ban them from running ads in the US ahead of the 2020 election

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Facebook said Thursday that it has started adding labels to state-run media outlets.
The labels, which the company originally announced last October, will be applied to outlets "wholly or partially under the editorial control of their government."
Facebook also said it plans to ban these publishers from running ads in the US starting later this summer in an attempt to prevent foreign meddling in the 2020 elections.
Facebook's policies surrounding misinformation and political ads have come under intense scrutiny in recent months from critics who say the platform isn't doing enough to curb...
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Facebook starts labelling state-controlled media outlet pages

Facebook starts labelling state-controlled media outlet pages

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Facebook has said it will begin labelling state-run media pages in its latest effort to improve transparency across the platform.
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