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For Political Advertising, the Medium Is the Message

The tech industry caught fire following the announcement by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey that the social platform was banning all political ads, thereby upping the pressure on Google and Facebook to present its solution for curbing fraudulent and potentially harmful messaging within political advertising. Google responded by limiting the precision of targeted political messages; Facebook is said to be weighing similar moves. The buzz around this unusual move—one in which a major ad platform seemed to put the public’s…

Vast Majority of UK Adults Oppose Unregulated Political Advertising Online, New Intuit Research/Norstat Survey Reveals

New poll results announced: Only 8% of UK adults believe political advertising online should be allowed without regulation 71% of Facebook users say they encounter fake news on Facebook compared with 21% of radio listeners Society divided on whether consumer-generated news has a negative or a positive impact 47% of those aged 18-24 actively share news they know to be fake An Intuit Research/Norstat poll of 1,100 UK adults last week reveals the extent to which fake news has become ubiquitous for…