Social Media

I turned off Facebook’s ad trackers, and the ads only got more personalized

Facebook offers a few simple toggles to turn off ad tracking settings -- but those settings are only a portion of what Facebook users to deliver ads. So what should privacy-concerned users do about Facebook ad trackers?
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If Facebook wants to stick around, it needs to disappear for a bit

Despite its ongoing privacy and trust battles, Facebook has continued to launch new products and most of them have done more harm than good for its public image. It's time for it to take a leave of absence.
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Instagram restricts influencer posts for diet and cosmetic surgery products

Instagram is now placing age restrictions on posts linked to particular diet products and cosmetic surgery procedures, and in some cases will remove them entirely.

Facebook has strict new rules for political ads ahead of the 2020 election

Ahead of the 2020 election, Facebook announced changes to its ad policies that will require new disclosures for political ads. Facebook said that it will add “confirmed organization” disclaimers beginning mid-September.
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