Read the fiery letter sent by three Democratic senators to Mark Zuckerberg after two researchers investigating political ad transparency on Facebook had their accounts suspended.
The Federal Trade Commission also called the social media platform a “surveillance-based advertising” company.
The Cybersecurity for Democracy project had been tracking vaccine disinformation and revealing how Facebook's political ad program works.
Hitting select audiences with highly tailored messages was key to the Trump campaign’s dominance on the platform four years ago.
The streaming giant announced Friday that it would indefinitely suspend political ads because it can’t sufficiently vet them.
"That money that you’re banning isn’t leaving politics.”
As the tech industry transforms into a hotbed of employee dissent, Facebook employees have remained on the sidelines. Are they finally having their moment?
“We don’t fact-check political ads. ... we think people should be able to say for themselves what politicians are saying”
It also allowed us to post actual propaganda from Russia's influence campaign during the 2016 election.
Former judge Russ Fagg warns voters in his state about the famous and well-known direct pipeline from El Salvador to Helena.
But it won't go into effect before the 2018 midterm elections