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Facebook tightens the rule of political advertising before the EU election

Facebook said it has mobilized all resources and staff to join the network security campaign in the May 26 election.

Facebook has strengthened the rules of political advertising in Europe, under pressure from European Union (EU) regulators to counter foreign interference in the upcoming European Parliament election. .

Facebook said it has mobilized all resources and staff to join the network security campaign in the May 26 election.

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According to Richard Allan, Vice President in charge of Facebook’s global policy solutions, all political ads will be labeled as “paid” to users, providing information about who bought it. , at how much and how many people have viewed it – divided by age, location and gender.

Only advertisers placed and authorized in a certain country can run political ads or publish ads there, reflecting policies where the tools have been implemented.

The ads will also be stored for seven years in a publicly searchable repository.

Facebook will block ads that do not comply with rules from mid-April. /.

 

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