Climate change has emerged as a key priority in Facebook’s quest to stomp out misinformation, an effort that involves policing user posts while simultaneously defending free speech.
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The presidential campaigns for each party more than doubled their ad spending on Facebook compared with the presidential candidates in the 2016 race.
No single company can significantly dent growth at Facebook, but a rising tally adds to pressure on other brands to follow suit.
A number of major apparel brands have promised to pull advertising money from Facebook Inc. as part of a coordinated campaign to pressure the social-media giant to crack down on hate speech and misinformation amid nationwide civil-rights protests and the lead-up to the 2020 ...
Twitter has little experience carrying out the task at scale and doesn’t have an internal team of dedicated fact-checkers.