The country’s largest social media companies are allowing the Chinese Communist Party to disseminate propaganda to American audiences with little oversight or warning, according to an ongoing congressional investigation into these companies’ failure to police suspect content.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on advertisers to boycott social media networks unless the outlets agree to restrict “dangerous” political speech, even as her campaign spent over $180,000 on Facebook ads over the past week.
Joe Biden is declining to say whether he will return thousands in donations from top Facebook executives as he ramps up his public feud with the social networking website over fact-checking of political advertisements.
Joe Biden’s campaign has massively ramped up its spending on Facebook advertisements in June, even as it wages a public relations war against the tech giant for allegedly allowing the Trump campaign to peddle "misinformation" through paid ads.
(Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s campaign published an open letter to Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday, calling for the company to fact-check politicians’ ads in the two weeks ahead of the U.S. presidential election in November.
Arizona Senate candidate Mark Kelly (D.) has pledged not to accept donations from corporate PACs, but he has received tens of thousands of dollars from Democratic leadership PACs heavily funded by corporate PACs.
A lawmaker on the House Armed Services Committee is pressing Facebook to explain why it banned advertisements from a conservative-leaning newspaper that has been known to investigate Chinese human rights abuses, according to a copy of a letter sent to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and exclusively obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.