Facebook declines to limit political ad targeting

Source: MarketWatch - View Original Article
Published: Jan 21, 2020
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95% Conservative


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Sentiments

87% "And it still won't fact check them, as it's faced pressure to do.""
82% "The political-ad controls won't roll out in the U.S. until early summer; the company will eventually expand them to other regions.""
63% "CEO Mark Zuckerberg has repeatedly argued that political speech is important and that Facebook doesn't want to interfere with it.""
61% "Since last fall, Facebook has insisted that it won't fact-check political ads, a move that critics say gives politicians license to lie in ads ..."


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

87% : And it still won't fact check them, as it's faced pressure to do.
82% : The political-ad controls won't roll out in the U.S. until early summer; the company will "eventually" expand them to other regions.
63% : Neither will it ban political ads outright, as Twitter did last October.
63% : CEO Mark Zuckerberg has repeatedly argued that "political speech is important" and that Facebook doesn't want to interfere with it.
61% : Since last fall, Facebook has insisted that it won't fact-check political ads, a move that critics say gives politicians license to lie in ads that can't be easily monitored by outsiders.

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