Facebook Claims it can Protect Elections But Lets Politicians Lie
Facebook Claims it can Protect Elections But Lets Politicians Lie
'Facebook has changed': Zuckerberg unleashes plan to battle election interference
23 October, 2019, 11:00
Page admins and account owners typically posted about local political news and geopolitics including topics like public figures in the United States, politics in the U.S. and Israel, support of Palestine and the conflict in Yemen.
Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook's head of cybersecurity policy, said the company is increasingly seeing misinformation campaigns spread by domestic, rather than foreign, actors.
The move by Facebook comes at a time when the social media giant has been widely criticized for spreading misinformation leading up to the 2016 US elections, which ended up favoring then-candidate Donald Trump.
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The tech boss changed into as soon as fielding private questions at the identical time as discussing Facebook's strategy for the upcoming 2020 USA elections. In the past year, Facebook said it has taken down 50 such clusters of accounts, a sign that efforts to use its services to disrupt elections are not letting up. Facebook also disabled three misleading campaigns originating from Iran.
The campaign included posts on politically sensitive topics, such as one in Spanish featuring Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accusing U.S. President Donald Trump of racism.
Facebook Inc. discovered four separate misinformation networks - three tied to Iran and one to Russian Federation - that the social network said it shut down as part of an ongoing effort to counter "foreign influence campaigns". Only one account, which addressed environmental themes, had more than 20,000 followers. Facebook said Monday that it would add new tools to make it easier for third-party researchers to analyze political ads. About 4,200 accounts joined at least one of these groups, and roughly 60,000 people followed one or more of the Instagram accounts, according to Facebook.
"We took down these networks based on their behaviour, not the content they posted".
Alongside these updates to protect voters in the states, the tech giant introduced a security tool for elected officials and candidates that monitors their accounts to detect hacking such as login attempts in unusual locations or on unverified devices.
Starting in November, Facebook will label media outlets that are entirely or partially under the editorial control of their governments as state-controlled media, with those labels appearing both on the media outlets' pages and in its Ad Library.
Speaking of false information, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg last week raised a few eyebrows while defending his company's decision not to ban political ads with objectively false information.
On Monday, Facebook stated it would be putting into impact its planned prohibition on paid adverts that tell Americans not to vote.
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