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Facebook turned down 2.2 million ads meant to interfere with US voting

3 days ago   |   By Engadget

Facebook really, really wants you to know it's cracking down on attempts to interfere with voting in the 2020 US election. Global affairs VP Nick Clegg told Le Journal du Dimanche in an interview that Facebook had rejected...
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Facebook VP says the platform rejected more than 2 million ads for trying to obstruct voting

Facebook VP says the platform rejected more than 2 million ads for trying to obstruct voting

3 days ago   |   By The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
Facebook vice president for global affairs Nick Clegg said the company has rejected 2.2 million ads across Facebook and Instagram because the ads were trying to “obstruct voting” in the upcoming US presidential election, Agence France-Presse reported. The social media giant also has withdrawn 120,000 posts and placed warnings on 150 million posts for the same reasons, Clegg added.
Clegg made the remarks in an interview with the French newspaper Journal du Dimanche. He said Facebook has used artificial intelligence that “made it possible to delete...
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