Facebook made the unusual decision to push back directly at Elizabeth Warren and her criticism of the company, but its attempt to defend itself backfired spectacularly
|10/14/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Facebook allows politicians to run ads that are not subject to third-party fact-checking, and drew ire after running ads from the Trump campaign that made false claims about candidate Joe Biden.
- To draw attention to this policy, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren intentionally ran ads with misinformation on the platform.
- Facebook then made the unusual choice of pushing back publicly at Warren’s criticism in a tweet directed at the candidate over the weekend, but that strategy appears to have backfired.
- Warren responded to Facebook on Twitter, telling the company “You’re making my point here … It’s up to you read more >>>