A new report by The New York Times details some of the policy measures Facebook is contemplating ahead of the November U.S. election, including the flipping of a political ads “kill switch” if the platform is used to spread misinformation about the process after Election Day. The story shows how social networks—particularly Facebook—have become battlegrounds for political subterfuge, and how...
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