Facebook Again Refuses to Ban Political Ads, Even False Ones

SAN FRANCISCO — Despite escalating pressure ahead of the 2020 presidential election, Facebook reaffirmed its freewheeling policy on political ads Thursday, saying it won’t ban them, won’t fact-check them and won’t limit how they can be targeted to specific gro...
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Facebook Launches a News Section – and Will Pay Publishers

Over the course of its 15 year history, Facebook has variously ignored news organizations while eating their advertising revenue, courted them for video projects it subsequently abandoned, and then largely cut their stories out of its newsfeeds. Now it plan...
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Why Does Facebook Fail to Fix Itself? It’s Complicated

SAN FRANCISCO — The question comes up over and over, with extremist material, hate speech, election meddling and privacy invasions. Why can't Facebook just fix it? "They have been frustratingly slow in dealing with everything from child sexual abuse to terr...