Oct 17, 2019

Facebook chief rules out banning political adverts

"We don't fact check political ads, and we don't do this to help politicians, but because we think people should be able to see for themselves what politicians are saying," he said. The event came three days after it emerged that since July, the Facebook chief executive had hosted private dinners at several of his homes to which he had invited conservative journalists, commentators and at least one Republican politician. "When profit comes up against protecting democracy, Facebook chooses profit," she claimed. On Wednesday, Salesforce chief executive Marc Benioff described Facebook as being the "New cigarettes - it's addictive, bad for us, and our kids are being drawn in". Apple's Tim Cook has also been seen to have repeatedly criticised Facebook over a range of issues including its use of peoples' personal data and cryptocurrency plans.

Read the full story

 Related companies

Make a complaint about Facebook by viewing their customer service contacts.