Facebook steps up fight against US election misinformation
Thursday, 13 August 2020 Facebook has announced measures to combat misinformation during the US election season. Social media giants are under pressure to do more to tackle fake news on topics ranging from voting to the coronavirus pandemic.
Business Insider reports that Facebook will prohibit new political ads from running in the week leading up to Election Day.
Facebook announced a two-pronged approach ahead of the upcoming presidential..
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