[8th Reuters]-Senator Elizabeth Warren contending for Democratic candidate nominations in the US presidential election in 2020, the exchange site major Facebook <FB.O> recently changed the policy of political advertising , Criticized the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg and CEO Trump's meeting last month.
No evidence is shown.
Facebook recently changed the wording of political advertising policies. In the past, “content that tricks people, false content, misleading content” was prohibited, but the new policy states that “a third party fact verifier proved false or a certain amount. In this situation, advertisements containing claims that have been proven false by organizations with specific expertise are prohibited.
As a result of this change, some view that politicians' advertisements and posts may not be covered by the Facebook fact-finding program.
In March, Warren claimed the dismantling of high-tech giants such as Facebook. Currently, it has become a strong candidate in the Democratic Party nomination dispute of the presidential election.
He posted to Twitter that voters need to know how Facebook intends to use its influence in the 2020 presidential election.
“For example, Trump and Zuckerberg met at the White House two weeks ago. What did they talk about?” “After the meeting, Facebook secretly changed the policy on 'false information' in advertising.” “In other words, Facebook allows political ads, including well-known lies,” he said.
A Facebook spokesman commented that the external advertising policy page has been updated, but the ad policy and policy enforcement has not changed.
Comments from the Warren and Trump factions have not been taken.