Scottish voters targeted by ‘dark ads’ on Facebook

Political ads target specific users on Facebook in Scotland, BBC Scotland data show. All major parties seem to have been affected by voters with so-called "dark ads" - tailor-made messages that are visible to a particular audience. SNP and Lib Dems used revenue-generating ads while conservatives...

Facebook’s Role in European Elections Under Scrutiny

Lawrence Dodd lives in one of Britain's most militant electoral districts and has been almost daily covered with ads from major political parties on Facebook. About a month ago, he tried to find out why. Mr. Dodd, a musical instrument manufacturer in northern England, joined the experiment. He...
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Facebook wants to be ‘hostile’ to terrorists

Facebook says she wants her platform to be "hostile" to terrorists after the London strike has left at least seven people this weekend. Simon Milner, Director of Company Policy, released a widely-announced statement on Sunday that the social media platform is "aggressively" to remove terrorists'...
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Facebook is becoming a key instrument of the political message of the parties

Political parties suddenly spend much more money on targeted digital advertising on Facebook. Are they profiling users and customize messages specifically for them? Something will appear on your Facebook. He says Jeremy Corbyn is a threat to national security. Or that Tereza May is too...

Expanding Facebook Fundraisers to More People and Causes

Facebook is a place where people join together to connect with their communities and support each other in a meaningful way. Today, we give people a different way to mobilize the causes they care for, by extending their personal fundraisers to all over 18 in the US and adding two new categories -...

Facebook Algorithm Changes

Facebook's News Feed algorithm is in a constant flow state. In the timeline below, we refer to major changes that businesses and businesses need to realize. With active users of 1.71 billion a month active Facebook, it is still critical to getting businesses on the platform. If your company...

New updates to lower the Clickbait title

People tell us that they do not like stories that are misleading, sensational or spamming. This includes clickbait headlines that are designed to attract attention and attract visitors by clicking the link. In an effort to support an informed community, we're always working to find out which...

Facebook publishes fake news ads in UK papers

Facebook has expanded its campaign to raise awareness of fake news by publishing advertisements in the UK press. Document ads, including The Times, The Guardian, and Daily Telegraph, include a list of ten things to consider when deciding whether the story is right. These include reviewing...

Global Government Requests Report

Today, we are publishing our latest global government applications for the second half of 2016, detailing the number of government requests we have received with regard to the data and the number of items restricted for violation of local laws in the countries where the service is...

Game On: Games on Messenger Go Global with New Features and Games

Today we are starting to spread Instant Games to Messenger more broadly for 1.2 billion people who use Messenger every month. In addition, we are launching new features that we have just demonstrated to developers at our annual F8 conference. These include rich game features that enable developers...