What was in the ads you shared with Congress? How many people saw them?
Today we’re sharing further details about the updates we’re putting in place.
By Hema Budaraju, Product Manager, Health and Ritesh Mehta, Head of Programs, South Asia India, like many countries, has a shortage of safe blood. There aren’t enough people donating blood to meet the demand of people who need it. In some cases, this shortage leads to patients and their family being responsible for finding donors […]
In the past, comparing ad performance across media platforms has been a challenge for brands. Advertisers have asked us to help them better understand the effectiveness of Facebook ads compared to other forms of advertising—particularly TV ads. Advertisers are also looking for ways to unify metrics and reporting. In fact, 79% of marketers say they […]
Why did Facebook finally decide to share the ads with Congress?
After an extensive legal and policy review, we are announcing that we will share these ads with congressional investigators.
We’re announcing a new AI research lab in Montreal and launching partnerships with the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms (MILA), McGill University, and Université de Montréal.
Facebook equips businesses with powerful ways to reach the right people with the right message. But there are restrictions on how audience targeting can be used on Facebook. Hate speech and discriminatory advertising have no place on our platform. Our community standards strictly prohibit attacking people based on their protected characteristics, including religion, and we […]
By Mike Nowak, Product Director, Social Good Today, we’re announcing Crisis Response, a new center on Facebook where people can find more information about recent crises and access our crisis response tools – including Safety Check, Community Help and Fundraisers to support crisis recovery – all in one place. As part of this update, we […]
By Antigone Davis, Head of Global Safety We’re recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day by letting people know about the tools and resources we have developed for people who may be at risk. Throughout September, we’ll connect people with information about supportive groups and suicide prevention tools through ads in News Feed. We are also launching […]
We will continue to invest in our people and technology to help provide a safe place for civic discourse and meaningful connections on Facebook.
By Satwik Shukla, Product Manager & Tessa Lyons, Product Manager Over the past year we have taken several steps to reduce false news and hoaxes on Facebook. Currently, we do not allow advertisers to run ads that link to stories that have been marked false by third-party fact-checking organizations. Now we are taking an additional […]
We’ve added two new ways for people to relive meaningful memories and celebrate special moments on Facebook.