A bit like switching off Alpha 60?
Any business, person, pet, or ghost still on FB is an idiot.
Thumbs on scales.
More in thread, some debate about how universal it is.
6 Underreported Reasons Why Facebook Is Just The Worst
What isn’t clear is how deeply this will be checked. Potentially anyone could set up a group called “Concerned citizens for democracy” and run ads, but you still wouldn’t know who was funding it.
The label itself will lead to an archive with more information about the ad and the number of people who saw it, alongside demographic data such as age, location and gender.
The ad archive is intended to serve as a searchable public repository for political and issue ads. It will store digital solicitations for seven years and will include an API to assist researchers.
Great, so Facebook is just catching up with the Supreme Court’s “protective caveats” to the citizen’s United decision.