https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/10/12/elizabeth-warrens-facebook-ad-proves-social-media-giant-still-has-politics-pr

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The campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren trolled Facebook on its own turf this week, stoking the debate about how aggressively the social media giant, whose massive reach was exploited by bad actors during the 2016 elections, should tackle disinformation and political ads. The Facebook page for Warren’s campaign ran an ad that intentionally opened with a piece of misinformation, “Breaking news: Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook just endorsed Donald Trump for re-election.”. “You’re probably shocked, and you might be thinking, ‘how could this possibly be true?’ ” it continues. Then comes the reveal. “Well, it’s not. (Sorry.),” the ad continues. “But what Zuc... Full story

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