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U.S. lawmakers press Facebook over data sharing with Chinese firms

Jun 7, 2018

U.S. lawmakers press Facebook over data sharing with Chinese firms

Facebook Inc. faced criticism Wednesday from Republican and Democratic lawmakers who demanded that the social media company be more forthcoming about data it has shared with four Chinese firms. The bipartisan criticism reflects rising frustration in Congress about how Facebook protects the privacy of the ...

Facebook to label election-related 'issue ads' in U.S.

May 25, 2018

Facebook to label election-related 'issue ads' in U.S.

Facebook is expanding its advertising disclosure requirements to cover all U.S. ads on polarized issues such as gun control and abortion rights, even if they don't endorse a particular candidate. Ads coming from specific candidates have already included a disclosure label since October. Facebook has ...