Facebook rejected 2.2 million ads due to the election

Facebook rejected 2.2 million ads due to the election

Vice President said a company Facebook of Global Affairs, Nick Clegg: The company rejected 2.2 million ads on Facebook and Instagram.

The former British Deputy Prime Minister made it clear that the ads were trying to obstruct voting in the upcoming US presidential elections, he added Reported France Press agency.

Clegg added that the social media giant also pulled 120,000 posts and placed warnings across 150 million posts for the same reasons.

Clegg stated that in an interview with newspaper Journal du Dimanche, French.

He said: Facebook used artificial intelligence that made it possible to delete billions of fake posts and accounts, even before users reported them.

He pointed out that there are 35,000 people who deal with security and that the company has partnered with 70 media outlets, including five in France, to verify the information.

Facebook introduced this fact-checking program in the wake of the 2016 elections, and added it to Instagram last year.

The program has since been expanded to include Facebook groups, where misinformation is frequently shared.

The fact-checking program has had mixed results, with early partners Snopes and ABC leaving the partnership.

He showed report In the Wall Street Journal last week, Facebook posted how far Facebook has gone in an effort to appease conservatives who often complain about perceived bias in its algorithm.

According to the newspaper, Facebook introduced changes to its news feed algorithm in 2017 to reduce the appearance of content from left-leaning news sites on its platform, with the approval of CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook took other steps to try to mitigate the potential chaos on November 3, as the platform bans ads falsely claiming to win the US presidential race, or ads claiming rampant fraud could alter election results.

The platform also rejects ads from (Donald Trump) or (Joe Biden) if either of them tries to claim victory prematurely, and new political ads were banned in the week before the election.

Facebook faced criticism for letting politicians lie in ads (until election night), and was accused of nullifying the fact checker to please politicians and their supporters.

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