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Facebook to crackdown on hate speech

Social media platform will bad ads that scapegoat minorities, immigrants among other groups

(CNN)— Facebook will ban ads that scapegoat minorities, immigrants, racial or other groups as part of a wider crackdown on hate speech, according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The expanded policy will prohibit ads that claim these groups are a threat, Zuckerberg said on a livestream Friday. The new policy will also ban negative ads about immigrants or asylum seekers. “Specifically,…

Facebook shuts down billions of fake accounts

(CNN) — One social media platform has shut down billions of fake accounts this year alone. Facebook says 5.4 billion accounts were removed in its efforts to minimize misinformation spread on the platform. The company says as many as five-percent of its monthly users are fake. The company says data shows that it took down about three million pieces of…

Facebook Removing Misleading or Fake Accounts

ABC NEWS– Facebook has announced the removal of more than 30 fake accounts and pages from both Facebook and Instagram because the accounts were misleading users about who they are and what they we were doing. ABC’S Danya Bacchu’s has more on the changes you may notice the next time you log on. Categories: Local News, National News, News Tags:…