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Facebook’s gang that couldn’t shoot straight advertising department has made another blunder, this time by pulling Elizabeth Warren campaign ads... more
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Facebook Pulls but Then Restores Warren Ads Aimed at Big Tech  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Facebook on Monday pulled and then later restored ads by Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren calling for tech giants to be broken up. more
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Advertisers that run housing, employment or credit ads won't be able to target users by age, gender or ZIP code. more
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Facebook settles job discrimination case  BBC · 5 days
The social media giant bans targeting ads for jobs, accommodation or credit on the basis of gender, age or postcode. more
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The official Brexit campaign has been fined £40,000 for sending thousands of unsolicited text messages during the 2016 referendum campaign. more
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Google Voice last month began rolling out the Google Material Theme redesign to Android, and expanded VoIP availability. The latest feature for Google’s telephony... more
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