Facebook’s ‘independent oversight group’ is destined to fail

CEO Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t want Facebook to be the only one to make content moderation decisions, but a “social media supreme court” isn’t the answer either.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Zuckerberg denies knowledge of Facebook’s work with GOP opposition research firm

Today in a call with reporters preceded by a frantic if fairly uneventful distraction-pushing media blitz, Facebook responded to a damning New York Times story published yesterday that cited interviews with more than 50 sources privy to Facebook’s decision making. The call kicked off with the operator’s suggestion that Facebook is “happy to take a […]

Facebook’s VideoStory dataset trains AI to ‘automatically tell stories’

Researchers at Facebook compiled a dataset — VideoStory — of clips and captions they say might help train auto-captioning AI models.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Loopholes in Facebook’s ‘paid for by’ label shows just how flimsy its political ad archive is

Facebook’s political ad archive never provided enough information about buyers, and an investigation by Vice confirms how fraught it really is.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Latest version of Facebook’s Marketing API gives details on why ads fail to run

The new Facebook Marketing API v3.2 will alert advertisers when an ad isn’t delivered and provide error codes. The post Latest version of Facebook’s Marketing API gives details on why ads fail to run appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & […]

Facebook’s biggest political advertiser is … Facebook

Since May, Facebook has spent more than $ 12 million on political ads promoting its own policy changes on Facebook and Instagram.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Digital Marketing News: Google’s Branded Search Reporting, Bing Connects With LinkedIn, & Facebook’s New Ad Dashboard

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Messenger redesigns to clean up Facebook’s mess

If Facebook Messenger’s redesign succeeds, you won’t really notice it even happened. I hardly did over the past week of testing. There’s just a subtle sense that the claustrophobia has lifted. Perhaps that’s why Facebook decided to throw a big breakfast press event with 30 reporters today at its new downtown San Francisco office, complete […]

ProBeat: Facebook’s Portal is dead on arrival

Facebook’s Portal and Portal+ smart speakers are dead on arrival — inevitably bound to fail because of the social network’s consistent privacy scandals.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Facebook’s latest big hack was apparently by spammers, not foreign agents

Facebook’s latest hack had the information of 29 million users scraped, but apparently by scammers wanting financial gain, rather than for political or ideological purposes. The Wall Street Journal cited people familiar with Facebook’s internal investigation on the hack, who claimed those behind the attack were Instagram and Facebook spammers posing as a digital marketing […]