Facebook tightens rules on political ads ahead of EU vote

Facebook tightens rules on political ads ahead of EU vote

Facebook toughened its rules on political advertising in Europe on Friday under pressure from EU regulators. The company said all such ads will be labeled as ’paid for’, offering info on who bought it, for how much and how many people have seen it. Also, only advertisers located and authorized in a given country will be able to run political ads or issue ads there.

Simone
Simone
Krešimir Turkalj
Krešimir Turkalj 1 year

...only advertisers located and authorized in certain country will be given permission. Don't know about you, but I don't want to trust my government to determine who is eligible for permission.

Aidan Cael
Aidan Cael 1 year

I would say..fuck the EU, but..it’s not gonna be here in 10 years.

Hannibal
Hannibal 1 year

Remember when Big Tech was preaching openness and transparency? Pepperidge Farms remembers.

Nuclear Jellyfish
Nuclear Jellyfish 1 year

Facebook is going the way of the dodo

Daddy Tito
Daddy Tito 1 year

Textbook election meddling.

R D
R D 1 year

𝑇ℎ𝑖𝑠 𝑐𝑜𝑚𝑚𝑒𝑛𝑡 ℎ𝑎𝑠 𝑏𝑒𝑒𝑛 𝑐𝑒𝑛𝑠𝑜𝑟𝑒𝑑 𝑑𝑢𝑒 𝑡𝑜 𝐸𝑢𝑟𝑜𝑝𝑒𝑎𝑛 𝑈𝑛𝑖𝑜𝑛’𝑠 𝑐𝑜𝑝𝑦𝑟𝑖𝑔ℎ𝑡 𝑙𝑎𝑤.

oneski io
oneski io 1 year

Of course only matters now because of Brexit and trump. For Obama and all the great progressive themes it was anything goes, they were aligned on some issues with Facebook and its founder.

TC_volenter
TC_volenter 1 year

You mean censorship

Oliver Biscuit
Oliver Biscuit 1 year

Why help an organization that will fine you in the billions. If zeckerberg had any sense, he'd let whatever opinion appear on facebitch.

MoralKombat
MoralKombat 1 year

I used to envy Europeans born in the land of our ancestors but more and more I thank my great-grandparents for legally migrating to the US.

Raymond M Hein Jr
Raymond M Hein Jr 1 year

censorship is a bitch that bites back

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