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• https://www.zerohedge.com by Tyler Durden

After a chorus of Democrats came down hard on Facebook after CEO Mark Zuckerberg said his company would continue to distribute political ads without fact checking them, the company is now 'mulling' changes to how such ads are treated, according to CNN. That said, the company will continue to allow politicians to run unverified advertisements.

Facebook is considering changes to how political ads can be targeted, how ads are labeled, and providing more information about who is paying for an ad, the source told CNN Thursday.

While the policy changes may satisfy some of the company's critics, Facebook will likely face continued backlash for its fact-checking policy. -CNN

"In a democracy, I don't think it's right for private companies to censor politicians, or the news," Zuckerberg said during last Wednesday's earnings call.

 
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