Tag: Facebook

Facebook’s spin of political ads as branded content is a mistake

Photo courtesy of Bloomberg Philanthropies, Flickr Facebook announced Friday that it will allow politicians to run advertisements on its platform, categorized as “branded content.” The announcement follows news from Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s campaign that Meme 2020, run by Jerry Media chief executive Mick Purzycki, has been hired to […]

Facebook needs to monitor their content

Photo courtesy of premier.gov.ru, Flickr In the world of social media, people are allowed to post anything they want. People can tweet or post anything that they want because it counts as freedom of speech. However, this may not be the same for politicians. In a statement last month, Facebook […]

Facebook bans white nationalism and white supremacy

Photo courtesy Anthony Quintano, Flickr Facebook announced that they will begin banning those who support and represent white nationalism and white separatism on both Facebook and Instagram on March 27. This decision came 13 days after a white nationalist opened fire on a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 50 […]