Facebook allows lies in political ads

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/20/us/elections/trump-campaign-ads-democrats.html#click=https://t.co/EAkQmZHz3B

Social media is garbage.

«One recent video from the Trump campaign said that Mr. Biden had offered Ukraine $1 billion in aid if it killed an investigation into a company tied to his son. The video’s claims had already been debunked, and CNN refused to play it. But Facebook rejected the Biden campaign’s demand to take the ad down, arguing that it did not violate its policies.

At last count, the video has been viewed on the social network more than five million times.»

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