Do you remember seeing any of these advertisements on Facebook last year? Last month, news broke about evidence confirming Russian buyers used Facebook advertising as propaganda leading up to the last year’s presidential election. In response, Facebook presented Congress 3,000 Russian-purchased ads through 470 phony pages and accounts intended to exploit America’s racial divisions, like this one: Facebook said at least […]
Last week, we learned Facebook was preparing to give Congress 3,000 Russian-purchased ads through 470 phony pages and accounts that suggest African American rights groups, like Black Lives Matter, posed a political threat, in an effort to exploit racial divisions during the 2016 presidential campaign season. Facebook said at least $100,000 was spent for this purpose, a […]
Did you use social media, specifically Facebook, last year leading up to the election? Millions did. They clicked on, shared, liked, didn’t like, commented, and followed users they felt reflected their political views. (Some also lost friends along the way when the campaign became fractious.) Like it or not, because of its impact on how […]
After being gang raped, bullied for nearly two years after and then taking her own life, photos of the now dead teen were used in dating ads on Facebook.