For Abuminah, this is especially acute. Facebook has taken direction from the Israeli government to shut down Palestinian news sources on claims of so-called incitement. Many Palestinian news sources are built around Facebook, where 96 percent of Palestinians get their news. … [Read more...] about Facebook’s New Ad Disclosures Are Meant To Fight Russian Trolls. A Russian History Podcaster Is Paying The Price.
Felicia Cravens, a Texan woman who runs a Facebook page called Unfakery that tracks and alerts users to possible scams said that Facebook’s new dating feature would be a prime target for scam artists and fraudsters. “Facebook could enter this space and take it over relatively quickly, but should they, when we’re seeing as many problems as we do?” Cravens said. “People are scamming people right now on Facebook platforms from Nigeria, Macedonia, the Philippines and everywhere else.” … [Read more...] about Privacy Experts Warn About Dangers of New Facebook Dating Feature
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The failure to regulate this space all together is a pretty abject failure. John Wonderlich, Sunlight Foundation executive director Facebook’s new disclosure plan is not bound by federal regulations and will not be overseen by the Federal Election Commission or the Federal Communications Commission. In 2014, Ann Ravel, then the chairwoman of the FEC, proposed a meeting to discuss the disclosure of online ads. Her Republican colleagues pilloried her for the suggestion, and conservative news sites claimed she was trying to destroy free speech and censor their views. Ravel received a torrent of anti-Semitic death threats, and the three FEC Republicans voted against a rule to mandate online ad disclosure. … [Read more...] about Facebook Election Commission Launches New Rules To Govern U.S. Election Disclosure
The move comes at a difficult time for the news industry, which is facing falling profits and diminishing print readership. Facebook, like Google, has also been partly blamed for the ongoing decline in newspapers' share of advertising dollars as people and advertisers have moved online. … [Read more...] about Facebook investing $300 million to bolster local news