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Facebook to support new political ad rules in US

Facing scrutiny over the presence of Russian ads on its platform during the 2016 US presidential poll, Facebook has agreed to support new limited federal rules on online political ads. The US Federal..
BGR India Also reported by •Sify

Google supports U.S. efforts to disclose buyers of online political ads

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google unit told U.S. election regulators in a letter seen by Reuters on Thursday that it "strongly supports" tightening rules on online political advertising..
Reuters India

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News video: President Trump's top five false or misleading claims

President Trump's top five false or misleading claims 02:58

As of Nov. 13, President Trump has made 1,628 false or misleading claims since taking office. He now averages 5.5 per day. Here are the five he says most regularly.
Source: The Washington Post - Affiliate -

News video: Campaign Ads for Virginia Governor Take Negative Turn

Campaign Ads for Virginia Governor Take Negative Turn 01:33

Spending on TV ad buys has spiked in the past few weeks ahead of Tuesday`s election where voters will decide on the next Governor of Virginia.
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News video: Russian-bought political ads part of 'dark underbelly': Warner

Russian-bought political ads part of 'dark underbelly': Warner 01:06

Democratic Senator Mark Warner says the Russian use of social media to influence the 2016 presidential election is part of a 'dark underbelly that's been created." Rough Cut (no reporter..
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News video: Russian-bought political ads part of 'dark underbelly': Warner

Russian-bought political ads part of 'dark underbelly': Warner 01:06

Democratic Senator Mark Warner says the Russian use of social media to influence the 2016 presidential election is part of a 'dark underbelly that's been created." Rough Cut (no reporter..
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News video: Why it's so difficult for social media platforms to police fake accounts

Why it's so difficult for social media platforms to police fake accounts 04:49

Lawmakers slammed executives of social media companies at this week's congressional hearings. The panel demanded to know why Russian operatives were allowed to purchase ads that reached millions of..
Source: CBS News -

 

Facebook, Twitter, Google questioned over ‘Russian meddling’

Facebook, Twitter and Google lawyers defended themselves to US lawmakers probing whether Russia used social media to influence the 2016 Presidential election. The three firms faced hard questions at a..
BGR India

Facebook, in reversal, to publish cache of political ads


Sify Also reported by •Reuters India

Facebook tightens norms for advertisers, need to verify their identity

Facebook has vowed to make political ads more transparent, allowing users of the social network to know more about the advertisers which may include their identity and location.
DNA

EC to watch FB, Twitter to tackle cases of paid news

Be careful of what you post on Facebook or Twitter just ahead of the election season. A special team, formed by the election commission, will keep an eye on the social media to see if there were any..
DNA

U.S. rapper Eminem wins copyright case against NZ political ads

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A New Zealand political party has been ordered to pay more than $400,000 to U.S. rapper Eminem for using music similar to his 2002 hit "Lose Yourself" in a television commercial to..
Reuters India

Twitter increase ad transparency to foil politics meddling

Twitter announced steps to make it easier to see who is behind political ads and who they are targeting as social media giants try to thwart skullduggery. The moves include launching an online..
DNA

Twitter to open transparency center, label political ads

In a bid to increase transparency on its platform, Twitter has announced to publicly disclose all ads – including political and issue-based ads – and the identity of who bought them. In the wake of..
BGR India

U.S. lawmakers want crackdown on Facebook, Twitter political ads

By Patricia Zengerle and Dustin Volz
Sify Also reported by •Reuters India

Facebook will help investigators release Russia ads, Sandberg tells Axios

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Thursday the company was committed to helping U.S. congressional investigators publicly release Russia-backed..
Reuters India

Facebook's Sandberg says she's committed to helping investigators release Russia ads

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Thursday that the company was fully committed to helping U.S. congressional investigators publicly release..
Reuters India

Facebook pushes ad overhaul before 2018 U.S. election - executive

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has begun overhauling how it handles political ads on its platform and may put some changes in place before U.S. elections next year, Facebook's chief..
Reuters India

Election manipulation from state-led hackers is real, say experts

International cyber experts gathered in the national Capital as part of CyFy2017 raised an alarm about attempts to manipulate elections, and thus affecting democracies as part of the new age cyber..
DNA

10 million people in the US saw Russian election ads: Facebook

An estimated 10 million people in the US saw the Russian ads that were present on Facebook during the 2016 presidential election, the social media giant said while finally handing over nearly 3,000..
BGR India


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