Thursday, October 28, 2021

Tag: Facebook

How Big Oil dodges Facebook’s new ad transparency rules

We’ve identified 12 ad campaigns in which energy, insurance and other industries masked their sponsorship of political messages on Facebook.

An introduction to the Koch digital media network

Digital advertising is a great place to start, but to really get to know the network one has to follow the money.

Facebook is letting job advertisers target only men

A review by ProPublica found that 15 employers in the past year, including Uber, have advertised jobs on Facebook exclusively to one sex, with many of the ads playing to stereotypes.

Facebook condemned for empowering right-wing magazine to “drive liberal news outlets...

What do you achieve when you let the Weekly Standard operate as a fact-checker for one of the internet's most powerful platforms? "You achieve bullshit."

A threat to global democracy: How Facebook & surveillance capitalism empower...

This is just the latest in a string of controversies surrounding Facebook’s unprecedented influence on democracy in the United States and around the world.

Facebook is no friend to democracy

If democracy is to survive in this brave new world, mass movements of people will need to organize together to restrain these corporate behemoths and protect our digital commons.

Facebook suspends Cambridge Analytica from its site after it ‘fraudulently’ collected...

Facebook suspended Cambridge Analytica from its site after the data analytics company openly admitted to helping the "Trump campaign pull off its narrow win in key swing states."

University of Oxford study concludes Trump’s supporters share widest range of...

A new study concluded that "junk political news and information was concentrated among Trump's supports," which was "mapped from public Twitter and Facebook data."

If Melania Trump’s Facebook is being moderated, she’s sending a strong...

Does Trump ever look at his wife's Facebook page?

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”