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Facebook May Change Political Ad Policy

(CNN) - Change could be on the way for political ads on Facebook. A source tells CNN the social media giant is considering changes to its current policy on political advertisements. The company is exploring limiting how ads can…

Miller Lite Offering Free Beer If You Unfollow Them

(CNN) - Miller Coors wants to buy you a beer, but you have to unfollow the Miller Lite brand first. It's part of a new campaign debuting in a commercial spot airing Tuesday in game one of the World…

Facebook: Russian Trolls Are Back To Meddle In 2020

(CNN) - Facebook believes Russian trolls are gearing up for the 2020 election, using the same tactics they pioneered in 2016. According to Graphika, a social media investigations company hired by Facebook, fake accounts from Russia are once again…

Facebook To Announce 1st Members Of Oversight Board

(CNN) - Facebook is almost ready to reveal its new oversight board. Tuesday the company said it will name the board's first members soon. According to Facebook, the panel will review the company's handling of the content takedowns on…

Facebook Rolls Out Face Recognition For Users

(CNN) - In a blog post Tuesday, Facebook said it will offer facial-recognition features to all of its users, but it says it will keep the capabilities turned off by default. Users will have to specifically turn the capability…

New Facebook Tool Warns Of Active Shooters

(CNN) - Facebook has rolled out nationwide emergency alerts for active shooters and unsafe conditions. The new tool rolled out Tuesday after being tested in select cities over the past year. City governments and emergency management officials now have…

Facebook Rolls Out Pop-Up Cafes For Privacy Checks

(CNN) - Facebook will reportedly offer pop-up "privacy cafes" where users in the U.K. can get expert advice on keeping their data safe. Forbes magazine says the social media giant will open its first "Facebook Cafe" in London on…

Lawmaker Wants Political Ads Banned On Facebook

(CNN) - A 2020 presidential candidate is asking Facebook and Google to change political ad targeting. Senator Ron Wyden says he is concerned about things like "micro-targeting" which could be used to dissuade minority groups from voting. Ad buyers…

Facebook Fights Fake News Using More African Languages

(CNN) - Facebook has announced more African languages will be covered in its effort to curb fake news. The social media giant said the new language support is part of its third-party fact-checking program in partnership with Africa Check,…

Facebook And Instagram To Restrict Some Content

(CNN) - There are a few changes coming to Facebook and Instagram. Starting Wednesday, anyone under 18 will not be able to see anything about alcohol, tobacco or e-cigarettes on either platform. Here's what's not allowed: A spokesperson says…