Facebook Reportedly Used Anti-Muslim Ad As Test Case In Video Formats

Facebook Reportedly Used Anti-Muslim Ad As Test Case In Video Formats

Facebook Reportedly Used Anti-Muslim Ad As Test Case In Video Formats

Facebook rolled out the ad in 12 different versions, according to Bloomberg, and then surveyed its users who had seen it to find out which of the dozen formats was favoured the most.

Three US senators will introduce the "Honest Ads Act" tomorrow (Oct. 19) that would essentially make these companies follow the same standards for political advertising that broadcast television and radio stations in the America have followed for decades, according to a press release.

"Russia attempted to influence the 2016 presidential election by buying and placing political ads on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google", according to an announcement of the legislation.

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Make "reasonable efforts" to ensure that any political ads or messaging isn't purchased by a foreign national, directly or indirectly. Facebook and Harris Media declined to comment to Bloomberg; Google declined an interview but shared a statement noting it eventually blocked ads from Secure America Now that violated its policies.

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said last week the company would hire 4,000 workers to improve vetting of online advertising and identification of fake accounts. Other platforms, such as Twitter, have also come under increased scrutiny recently for Kremlin-linked activity on their sites during the election.

Facebook's general counsel will testify on November 1 before a US House of Representatives panel investigating possible Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, the company said on Thursday.

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Although the ad cost figure is relatively low, Warner explained earlier in the week that the ads and fake accounts "work in tandem to generate higher placement". And their measure, in short, would require tech giants for the first time to make copies of political ads - and information about the audience the ads targeted - available for public inspection.

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, a Rhode Island Democrat, said testimony has shown that shell companies were "the lubricant for the election interference effort".

One of those people is Sen. He cast doubt on the legislation on Wednesday but said he wants to hear what the social media companies have to say before making a decision. John Cornyn, the number-two Republican in the Senate and a member of the Intelligence Committee. "That's not the way I operate", he said. "But when someone tries to silence others or attacks them based on who they are or what they believe, that hurts us all and is unacceptable".

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