Facebook steps up fight against fake news by tightening advertising rules
Original story at thinkprogress.org• 2 mentions • 1 week ago
thinkprogress.org 1 week ago
Facebook will tighten its rules regarding who can profit from advertising on its network in a move designed to combat fake news and click-bait. The company says implementation of its new “community standards” mean publishers and content creators will have to ensure that their posts are authentic and not offensive. Content flagged as fake or misleading could be ruled ineligible to profit from Facebook. “Our goal is to support creators and publishers who are enriching our community,” Nick Grudin, vice president of media partnerships, said in a blog post. “Those creators and publishers who are violating our policies regarding intellectual ...