Is Facebook A Media Company?

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Is Facebook A Media Company?

As much as Facebook doesn’t want to be seen as a media company, it continues to be forced in that direction. Its news feeds have been an important part of the company’s consumer engagement, but with accusations that Facebook has …

Facebook Sticks Toe Into Fake News Problem

On December 15, Facebook announced its efforts to solve the proliferation of fake news on its site. The solution sounds well-meaning and involves reputable third party content fact checkers who are notified of apparent fake news after Facebook users flag …

How Instagram Disappearing Video Works

Adweek explains how Instagram’s disappearing videos work and are different from Snapchat’s. Videos on the Facebook-owned app disappear forever after the live-stream ends. All this is an effort to steal Snapchat’s users.The new Instagram service became available yesterday. …

Does Facebook Allow Discrimination?

ProPublica has suggested that Facebook allows illegal discrimination of who advertisers can reach. This article in Adweek explains ProPublica’s assertion and Facebook’s response. ProPublica contends that since advertisers have the ability to limit which races can see an advertisement, Facebook …