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Political ads

Use of Nazi symbol touches a nerve with Zuckerberg, but he's fine with ads peddling lies

Trump campaign ad removed for featuring Nazi-era symbol used to denote political prisoners in concentration camps alongside millions of Jews

19 Jun 2020 5:51 PM

Google bars elections ads from using political leanings, voter data

Google said it would limit audience targeting for election ads to age, gender and general location at a postal code level.

21 Nov 2019 12:26 PM

How different social media sites handle political ads

The following is how various social media platforms have decided to handle false or misleading claims in political ads.

16 Nov 2019 3:55 PM

Twitter tightens bans on political ads and causes ahead of 2020 US election

The move takes effect from the 22nd of November and will now even only allow discussions on social causes that advocate only for awareness.

16 Nov 2019 12:21 PM

International committee calls for pause on false political ads online

The meeting was attended by lawmakers from Australia, Finland, Estonia, Georgia, Singapore, the UK and United States.

08 Nov 2019 12:04 PM


Facebook tightens rules on political ads ahead of EU vote

All such ads will be labelled as “paid for”, offering info on who bought it, for how much and how many people have seen it.

29 Mar 2019 1:56 PM

Political ad spend on Facebook at over Rs 4 cr; BJP, supporters way ahead of others

The specific date on which Facebook started collecting data was not disclosed.

07 Mar 2019 9:09 PM

Facebook starts verification for UK political ads

Starting Thursday, ads related to politics will be housed in an "Ad Library" for seven years.

30 Nov 2018 7:52 AM

Google to verify identity of US political ad buyers

Google will need a copy of government-issued ID and the disclosure of who is paying for the ad.

05 May 2018 9:39 AM