Facebook fact checkers did not know they could vet adverts

UK The Guardian

Many third-party contractors learned of new policy from Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to Congress Many of Facebook’s third-party fact checkers have still not been told that the company now expects them to vet adverts as well as user content for misinformation – though, controversially, not political adverts. Some fact checkers only found out that they should be vetting paid adverts after Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg described the new policy in Congress on Wednesday . Continue reading... …

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