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Facebook to label state-owned media outlets' posts, pages, and ads

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

Facebook is rolling out new labels that identify all posts, pages, and ads published by media outlets that are partially or wholly controlled by their governments.
The label will initially appear on Facebook's ad library pages, on media outlets individual pages, and in the page transparency section of the site. Facebook plans to start applying the labels to posts on its News Feed over the next week and to ads later this summer.
“We're providing greater transparency into these publishers because they combine the influence of a media organization with the strategic backing of a state,”...
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Facebook will start labeling pages and posts from state-controlled media

Facebook will start labeling pages and posts from state-controlled media

1 month ago   |   By WISN

Facebook will start labeling the pages, posts and advertisements of state-controlled media outlets.
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Facebook slaps labels on state-controlled media amid anger over Trump's posts

Facebook slaps labels on state-controlled media amid anger over Trump's posts

1 month ago   |   By Politico

LONDON - Facebook took steps Thursday to reduce the role of state-backed media outlets from Russia and China on its global platform amid controversy over how the social networking giant handled recent posts from Donald Trump.
The company has faced a backlash from its employees for not adding warning labels to comments from the U.S. president linked to the ongoing violence across the country.
The tech giant said that it would now add labels to the Facebook pages of Russia Today, Sputnik, Xinhua News and the People's Daily, among others, warning people that these were state-controlled...
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Facebook places state media labels on Russian, Chinese broadcasters

1 month ago   |   By National Post

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc will start labeling Russian, Chinese and other state-controlled media organizations, and later this summer block any ads from such outlets that target U.S. users, it said on Thursday.
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Facebook will block ads from state-controlled media outlets

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Facebook announced that it will no longer allow state-controlled media outlets to run ads on its social networks, effective this summer.
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