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Fighting fake news, dangerous ideals

More transparency for Facebook's political ads; Instagram fad slammed for unhealthy goals

Social media giant Facebook has unrolled new features that promise to increase transparency on political and advocacy advertisements in the United States.

Advertisers placing such ads are now required to declare their identity and location.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 03, 2018, with the headline 'Fighting fake news, dangerous ideals'. Print Edition | Subscribe