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Facebook to verify identities for political ads

6 months, 11 days ago
WASHINGTON: Facebook announced Friday that it will require any political ads on its platform to state who is paying for the message, and would verify the identity of the payer, in a bid to curb outside election interference. The social…

Facebook moves toward revealing backers of political ads

11 months, 21 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook says it will take steps to deliver on a promise to reveal backers of political advertisements to boost transparency in the wake of criticism of the social network's role in the 2016 US election. The leading social…

Facebook to overhaul political ads after threat of US regulation

1 year, 26 days ago
CALIFORNIA: Facebook Inc on Thursday launched an overhaul of how it handles paid political advertisements, giving a concession to U.S. lawmakers who have threatened to regulate the world’s largest social network over secretive ads that run…