7 Nov 2019

Target Voter: As Facebook tighten rules on election ads – are the parties targeting you?

Correspondent

Facebook has come under fire after its social media platforms were used to spread fake news amid allegations of foreign interference. Today the company announced it was tightening its rules for the UK General Election.

Now in previous elections Facebook has come under fire after its social media platforms were used to spread fake news amid allegations of foreign interference. Today the company announced it was tightening its rules for the UK General Election by requiring organisations to prove they are who they say they are. Content found to be untrue will be labelled false and will be less likely to be seen in your feeds.

As part of our Target Voter series, Paraic O’Brien has been taking a look.