: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Rival candidate pays Facebook to spread ‘lie’ Zuckerberg backs Trump


Elizabeth Warren (AFP/Getty pic)SINGAPORE: Elizabeth Warren is buying ads on Facebook that falsely claim Mark Zuckerberg has endorsed President Donald Trump – a ploy used to showcase that ads posted by politicians need to be fact-checked.
Democratic presidential candidate’s campaign sponsored the posts that were blasted into the feeds of US users of the social network, pushing back against Facebook’s policy to exempt politicians’ ads from its third-party fact-checking program.
The ad begins with a lie Facebook’s chief executive officer “just endorsed” Trump for re-election. It quickly backtracks to the truth. “You’re probably shocked. And you might be thinking, ‘how could this …read more

Source:: Free Malaysia Today

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