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Notice from the Publisher
Today, the Authorizations tab will appear in Page settings for all advertisers, however, only advertisers based in the US who want to run political ads are currently able to complete the process. We're starting in the US and expanding to the rest of the world in the coming months.

To get authorized, advertisers will need to complete the following steps:

  1. Page admins and ad account admins will submit their government-issued ID and provide a residential [?] mailing address for verification.
  2. We'll confirm each address by mailing a letter with a unique access code that only the admin's Facebook account can use.
  3. Advertisers will have to disclose who is paying for the ads.
Notice from the Publisher under separate cover

What is changing with political ads?
  • For US advertisers and advertisers targeting the US, starting in late spring, they'll need to be authorized in order to create and run political ads targeting the US.
  • For people using Facebook and Instagram, political ads will be seen with a new "Political Ad" header with a disclaimer showing the name of the funding source of the ad, as provided by the advertiser.
  • This summer we'll launch the Political Ad Archive. Ads that run with a political ad disclaimer will be stored in a searchable archive for a period of 7 years.
US gov "Media Monitoring Services"
Free Speech
18 USC 2,371,2349,2028A
LQD: Censorship

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Thu Apr 26th, 2018 at 10:27:43 PM EST
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26 Apr 2018, House Judiciary Committee Hearing: Filtering Practices of Social Media Platforms, Ranking member J. NADLER (D-NY-10)
Most of my colleagues on both sides of the aisle would kill for that kind of reach on social media. The witnesses will complain that Facebook has limited the ability of their followers to interact with their Facebook page. But the data show that their Facebook page received more total interactions in March 2018 when they were supposedly being censored than in March 2017, fresh off President Trump's victory ... The notion that social media companies are filtering out conservative voices is a hoax, a tired narrative of imagined victimhood as the rest of the country grapples with a feckless president and an out-of-control administration.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Apr 27th, 2018 at 08:07:51 AM EST
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Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Apr 27th, 2018 at 08:32:31 AM EST
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US Rep. Steve KING (R-IA-4): ...I appreciate the way you look at the American Dream: I want my right to earn the American Dream. And is there any difference in your mind between, say, Facebook and Twitter and Youtube, those um, we'll call them utilities [!], not necessarily public utilities but utilities, is there any difference between them and, let's say UPS and FedEx? If you're making your living selling things and shipping them out on FedEx, is that any different than it is making your living by "pitching" a message out through Facebook?
Inter-state commerce recap: From Facebook to Policebook Feb 2018, "Fake news" or free speech: Is Google cracking down on left media? Oct 2017, We Demand That PropOrNot Remove Its Blacklist, Report ... Dec 2016, Media Websites Battle Faltering Ad Revenue and Traffic Apr 2016, The Fake Traffic Schemes That Are Rotting the Internet - Bloomberg Feb 2015

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Apr 27th, 2018 at 10:11:26 AM EST
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