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The groups behind the #StopHateForProfit campaign insist that the Facebook CEO be at the meeting, according to Reuters
'We are committed to having a positive impact on children and the world they will inherit,' says Julia Goldin, chief marketing officer at Lego
The German brands join the call to keep the pressure on Facebook to do more on combatting hate, and dangerous false information
The moves come as Facebook faces an advertiser boycott that has morphed into a global digital activist campaign aimed at curbing hateful and toxic content
The campaign calls on advertisers to pull out from Facebook for turning a blind eye to hate speech, and failing to take down posts that incite violence
The boycott is a permanent mark on Facebook's record but its real effects remain to be seen
The report says Microsoft's ban stems from concerns about their ads appearing next to inappropriate content
'The existence of content that includes hate speech, violence and racial injustice on social platforms needs to be eradicated,' says Ford
'We believe in bringing communities together, both in person and online, and we stand against hate speech,' Starbucks' short post on its website reads
(UPDATED) Here's a list of some of the major advertisers which have paused spending on ads on Facebook or other social media platforms
(UPDATED) CEO Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will also add tags to posts which are 'newsworthy' but violate platform rules – following the lead of Twitter, which used such labels on tweets from President Donald Trump
'As of July 1st we will pause all paid advertising on Facebook and Instagram in the United States,' Ben & Jerry's says on June 23
'So disappointed that #MarkZuckerberg values profit more than truthfulness that I've decided to delete my Facebook account,' the actor writes on Twitter
Filipinos seeking work abroad should verify the validity of jobs with the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, says POEA Administrator Bernard Olalia
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.
Even when parameters were set to be 'highly inclusive,' the system seems to push for stereotypes in its ad delivery, say researchers
The American Civil Liberties Union call the agreement a 'historic settlement' that will result in major changes to Facebook's advertising platform.
Senator Elizabeth Warren takes tech giant Facebook to task for its 'ability to shut down a debate over whether FB has too much power'
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
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
An investigation confirmed that Facebook advertisers could exclude categories such as people who expressed interest in assistance dogs, China, parenting, or the Bible
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
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!
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'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
'We're bringing Facebook to an even higher standard of transparency,' says CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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.
The social network says sorry after initially telling an event organizer that the image of the model violated advertising guidelines
Difficult to regulate cheap and wide in reach It’s no wonder many candidates see social media as a vital part of their campaigns
Facebook collects user s browsing data so it can customize ads on the site here s how to turn it off
The social media site will restrict ads from appearing next to pages and groups with graphic or sexual content