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Ahead of U.S. election, Facebook suspends political and new group recommendations

2:54am IST

Facebook Inc confirmed on Friday it was temporarily halting recommendations for all political groups and any new groups in the run-up to Tuesday's U.S. presidential election.

UPDATE 1-Ahead of U.S. election, Facebook suspends political and new group recommendations

12:11am IST

Oct 30 Facebook Inc confirmed on Friday it was temporarily halting recommendations for all political groups and any new groups in the run-up to Tuesday's U.S. presidential election.

Ahead of U.S. election, Facebook suspends political and new group recommendations

30 Oct 2020

Oct 30 Facebook Inc confirmed on Friday it was temporarily halting recommendations for all political groups and any new groups in the run-up to Tuesday's U.S. presidential election.

Wikipedia buttons up key pages ahead of U.S. election

30 Oct 2020

Wikipedia has locked down its main election page ahead of the U.S. presidential election so that only certain editors can make changes, part of preparations to combat potential disinformation and abuses related to Tuesday's vote.

From Facebook to TikTok, U.S. political influencers are paid for posts

29 Oct 2020

A voter registration project is compensating Latina mothers for social media posts about climate change, while a political action committee (PAC) is paying eight TikTok influencers for videos to help get the youth vote out for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

Explainer: What's in the U.S. law protecting internet companies - and can it be changed?

28 Oct 2020

The chief executives of Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google defended a law protecting internet companies before a Senate panel on Wednesday as lawmakers seek ways to hold Big Tech accountable for how they moderate content on their platforms.

Where do Trump and Biden stand on tech policy issues?

28 Oct 2020

The chief executives of Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google were grilled about the regulation of Big Tech by U.S. senators on Wednesday, a hot-button issue ahead of the presidential election on Nov. 3.

First day of Facebook moratorium on new U.S. political ads marked by glitches

28 Oct 2020

The first day of Facebook Inc's effort to stop new political advertising being introduced in the final stretch of U.S. election campaigning was marked by complaints that the planned moratorium was beset by glitches.

First day of Facebook moratorium on new U.S. political ads marked by glitches

28 Oct 2020

The first day of Facebook Inc's effort to stop new political advertising being introduced in the final stretch of U.S. election campaigning was marked by complaints that the planned moratorium was beset by glitches.

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