The content of the ads makes a difference in assessing their legality, the Post reports in a separate story. Federal election law bars foreign nationals and entities from spending money to advocate the election or defeat of a candidate. So ads placed by a Russian company advocating for or against Clinton or Trump would be illegal. … [Read more...] about Some Facebook ads bought by Russian company may have violated US election law
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Facebook’s recent partnerships with mainstream media sources for original video and its effort to rate news sources on their trustworthiness will likely boost already-established media and make life harder for smaller, independent media sources. It is part and parcel of the problem that arises when a single digital platform has so much control over public speech. … [Read more...] about Facebook’s New Ad Disclosures Are Meant To Fight Russian Trolls. A Russian History Podcaster Is Paying The Price.
HUD’s suit against Facebook is an unusual decision for the Trump administration. It has frequently moved to curtail civil rights investigations. At the same time, Facebook and other social platforms have faced criticism by conservatives who allege their posts expressing political views are being suppressed. … [Read more...] about Facebook ad algorithms made housing bias worse, HUD lawsuit says
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Separately, the outside conservative group American Future Fund announced it would spend $1 million for a four-week run of its own ad, which includes a clip of Gov. Nikki Haley praising Templeton from her time as a state agency director in Haley's administration. … [Read more...] about Catherine Templeton talks about making an abortion choice in new ad