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Facebook considers a political ad ban for election, pleasing no one

July 13, 2020 9:35 am

A temporary ban on political ads also could make it harder to combat misinformation in the most crucial window of time before the election.

BJP, supporters continue to lead political ad spending on Facebook: report

April 07, 2019 12:31 pm

BJP and its supporters continued to corner a bulk of ad spends with 'Bharat Ke Mann Ki Baat' page continuing to be the top spender with well over 3,700 ads and pumping in more than Rs 2.23 crore (under two categories).

Facebook lets you see all active ads on pages to improve transparency

June 30, 2018 4:24 pm

 The new features show ads currently running from a Page and is available to anyone on Facebook.

Facebook is violating law about political ads, says Seattle elections watchdog

February 06, 2018 2:16 pm

Seattle's election watchdog has slammed Facebook, saying that the social media platform has violated a law, by not disclosing the names of those purchasing political ads.

Facebook forecasts rising ad sales despite dip in usage

February 01, 2018 5:01 pm

Social media platform Facebook has reassured investors that its falling daily user base will not affect the profitability of ads that appear on it.

Facebook bans ads tied to Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies

January 31, 2018 1:33 pm

Facebook has decided that it will discontinue ads that promote virtual currencies, like cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings.

Facebook ad model under fire from German antitrust cops

December 20, 2017 2:11 pm

Social network Facebook has come under fire from the German Federal Cartel Office for its advertising policy, saying that it leads to data tracking.

Facebook will review advertising policies for 'multicultural affinity' groups: Sheryl Sandberg

December 01, 2017 3:59 pm

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said that the social media giant would take a closer look at its advertising policies.

Facebook enabled housing advertisers to promote racial profiling, exclude minorities: Report

November 22, 2017 5:28 pm

Facebook allowed housing advertisers to target audiences by race and exclude minorities, raising questions about whether the company is in compliance with federal fair housing rules that prohibit such discrimination.

Facebook's 'bot makeover contest' could help small businesses win $5000 in ad credits

November 21, 2017 1:05 pm

Facebook has announced a first-ever bot makeover contest, to inspire more advertisers who use its Messenger service to promote their businesses.