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10.28.19
Hundreds of employees criticize Facebook's political ad policies
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Hundreds of employees criticize Facebook's political ad policies

More than 250 sent a letter expressing their concern to Mark Zuckerberg.

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10.03.19
Facebook’s updated ad policy is letting politicians post misleading ads (updated)
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Facebook’s updated ad policy is letting politicians post misleading ads (updated)

It essentially gives politicians free range to post almost anything.

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09.24.19
Facebook makes clear that posts by politicians can break 'normal' rules
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Facebook makes clear that posts by politicians can break 'normal' rules

The company generally sees their posts as newsworthy and doesn't fact check them.

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06.04.15
Twitter bars site that kept politicians' boneheaded tweets
06.04.15

Twitter bars site that kept politicians' boneheaded tweets

Politwoops -- a database of tweets US lawmakers would rather you forget -- has been banished by Tw...

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02.24.15
AP: Lawmaker's Instagram account proves he's misusing taxpayer money
02.24.15

AP: Lawmaker's Instagram account proves he's misusing taxpayer money

Rep. Aaron Schock (R) from Illinois has been spending taxpayer money on renting private jets, gett...

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12.08.14
MP admits he was Candy Crushing it during a parliamentary meeting
12.08.14

MP admits he was Candy Crushing it during a parliamentary meeting

We're sure there are many ways a politician can pass the time during a dull parliamentary meeting,...

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09.05.13
Five apps that landed politicians in hot water
09.05.13

Five apps that landed politicians in hot water

It's not just a US phenomenon. Politicians worldwide have a habit of being caught doing inappropriat...

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