Facebook sales grow as users tick up; Zuckerberg defends political ads
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 Facebook Inc reported an uptick in users in lucrative markets and its third-straight rise in quarterly sales growth on Wednesday, but the company's controversial political ads stole the limelight when CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke to analysts.
Facebook took down an ad that falsely suggested that Senator Lindsey Graham supported the Green New Deal, days after Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez grilled CEO Mark Zuckerberg on the social media site’s policy. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.
Facebook announced a few changes to its approach to political ads. According to Reuters, one of those include allowing users to turn off certain ad-targeting tools. Yet the company was criticized for..