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We posed as 100 senators to run ads on Facebook. Facebook approved all of them. – VICE News
“these tests show that compliance with the feature is entirely voluntary, meaning a tool that Facebook introduced to increase trust in advertising can also be used as a vector for misinformation, and another way bad actors can game Facebook’s platform.”
facebook  ads  compliance  misinformation  fakenews  propaganda  political  indie  radar 
november 2018 by laurakalbag
Stop Expecting Facebook and Google to Curb Misinformation — It’s Great for Business
The increasingly toxic internet is working as designed by the companies that control most of it — corporate monoliths that hold the primary channels of digital information distribution and obligations to shareholders, not civil society.
facebook  google  businessmodels  attention  feed  distribution  news  fakenews  indie  radar 
october 2017 by laurakalbag

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