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DOLE warns public against fake employment ads on Facebook

Nov 05, 2019 - 5:45 PM

Filipinos seeking work abroad should verify the validity of jobs with the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, says POEA Administrator Bernard Olalia

Facebook teaches users why they're targeted by ads, how to opt out

Jul 12, 2019 - 7:44 PM

Facebook says it is working on tweaking the 'Why am I seeing this ad' tool on the site by letting it provide more information to users. It'll also list the advertisers and businesses who had your information on file on your ad preferences menu.

Facebook’s ad algorithm discriminates by race, gender – study

Apr 08, 2019 - 6:11 PM

Even when parameters were set to be 'highly inclusive,' the system seems to push for stereotypes in its ad delivery, say researchers

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Facebook settles with rights groups on ad discrimination

Mar 20, 2019 - 9:28 AM

The American Civil Liberties Union call the agreement a 'historic settlement' that will result in major changes to Facebook's advertising platform.

FACEBOOK. The logo of social network Facebook is displayed on a smartphone, on January 15, 2019 in Nantes, western France.  Photo by Loic Venance/AFP


Facebook pulls but then restores Warren ads aimed at Big Tech

Mar 12, 2019 - 1:55 PM

Senator Elizabeth Warren takes tech giant Facebook to task for its 'ability to shut down a debate over whether FB has too much power'

Facebook to restrict foreign political adverts ahead of Indonesia poll

Mar 05, 2019 - 2:42 PM

The world's biggest social network is temporarily restricting any paid material from advertisers based outside Indonesia that relates to politicians, parties or attempts to encourage voter suppression

Facebook report shows backers of U.S. political ads

Oct 24, 2018 - 12:41 PM

In the US, the report shows that just shy of $256.4 million was spent on nearly 1.7 million politically-oriented ads archived since May of this year

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U.S. agency says Facebook ads let landlords discriminate

Aug 18, 2018 - 8:47 AM

An investigation confirmed that Facebook advertisers could exclude categories such as people who expressed interest in assistance dogs, China, parenting, or the Bible

Russian Facebook 'ads' show strong effort to divide US society

May 11, 2018 - 8:57 AM

The ads and postings show a pattern of stirring up anger among different groups, encouraging support for then-candidate Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential race, and discouraging support for his rival Hillary Clinton

FACEBOOK. The logo of social networking website 'Facebook' is displayed on a computer screen in London, 12 December 2007. File photo by Leon Neal/AFP

Overview: Controlling Facebook's Ad Preferences page

Apr 25, 2018 - 5:44 PM

While you may not stop Facebook from showing you ads, you can control whether or not Facebook uses your information to show you ads targeted specifically towards you. Here's a guide to your Facebook advertising preferences!

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, November 3, 2017

Nov 03, 2017 - 11:30 AM

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These are the Facebook ads Russia bought to misinform US voters

Nov 02, 2017 - 7:27 PM

'We basically have the brightest minds of our tech community here and Russia was able to weaponize your platforms to divide us, to dupe us and to discredit democracy,' says one US representative

RUSSIAN ADS. US lawmakers reveal the ads allegedly boosted on Facebook by Russian agents seeking to cause confusion among the US voting public. Photos from the US House Intelligence Committee


Facebook vows to make ads 'more transparent'

Oct 29, 2017 - 12:48 AM

'We're bringing Facebook to an even higher standard of transparency,' says CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook beefing up team to thwart election manipulation

Oct 03, 2017 - 4:42 PM

Facebook says it will hire more than 1,000 people to thwart deceptive advertisements on the social network. The ads appear to be linked to a Russian entity known as the Internet Research Agency.

Facebook apologizes for banning 'undesirable' plus-sized model

May 24, 2016 - 10:50 PM

The social network says sorry after initially telling an event organizer that the image of the model violated advertising guidelines

Facebook ads and the 2016 Philippine elections

May 07, 2016 - 2:52 PM

Difficult to regulate cheap and wide in reach It’s no wonder many candidates see social media as a vital part of their campaigns

How to opt out of Facebook's tailored ads

Jun 13, 2014 - 9:14 PM

Facebook collects user s browsing data so it can customize ads on the site here s how to turn it off

Facebook to keep ads away from sex and violence

Jun 29, 2013 - 11:18 AM

The social media site will restrict ads from appearing next to pages and groups with graphic or sexual content

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