Dear Dove, your tweet on that racially-insensitive ad is not a good enough apology

Dear Dove, your tweet on that racially-insensitive ad is not a good enough apology
No Dove, noooooo.Image: dove screenshotRussians may have had luck advertising on Facebook. Dove, not so much.  SEE ALSO: Facebook let advertisers buy ads targeting 'Jew haters' The soap company apologized this week for an ad that showed a black woman removing her brown shirt and revealing a white woman in a lighter shirt underneath.  Lol did this even look right to y'all? I mean your whole team sat down and cleared this bullshit right here? How? pic.twitter.com/WzsZfpkxAr — Musimbwa

Facebook says it sold $100,000 in political ads to Russian company with history of propaganda

Facebook says it sold $100,000 in political ads to Russian company with history of propaganda
Image: stephen lam/Getty ImagesFacebook admitted to congressional investigators on Wednesday that it sold $100,000 worth of ads to a nebulous Russian company with a history of pro-Kremlin propaganda, the Washington Post first reported.  The ads, which started running in the summer of 2015 and continued throughout the election, pushed divisive issues like gun rights, immigration fears, and racial strife, according to Facebook. A small number of the ads named candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton directly. SEE ALSO: Facebook

Facebook to hire 1,000 more people to monitor ads

Facebook to hire 1,000 more people to monitor ads
Mark Zuckerberg is still apologizing.Image: facebookFacebook may be a technology company, but it's starting to embrace the importance of humans. In the wake of a scandal over its influence on the 2016 election, Facebook announced Monday it's hiring more than 1,000 people to review ads on the social network.  Facebook announced the hiring increase along with new initiatives to improve authenticity and transparency of its advertising, notably with more disclosures on political ads. This move comes the same day

You’ll soon see less annoying clickbait videos on Facebook

You’ll soon see less annoying clickbait videos on Facebook
No more fake videos on FacebookImage: Dan Kitwood/Getty ImagesSay goodbye to annoying fake Facebook videos. The social network is tweaking its algorithm so you'll see static memes disguised as videos and images with fake play buttons way less often. Spammers have been flooding the site with these trick formats to take advantage of Facebook's fanatical focus on promoting video above other types of content. Uploading single images as videos can earn the poster advertising money, and photos made to

Facebook will prevent fake news sites from advertising

Facebook will prevent fake news sites from advertising
Less fake news should appear in News Feed.Image: BRITTANY HERBERT/MASHABLEFacebook is continuing its crackdown on fake news.  The social network Monday announced Facebook Pages will no longer be able to advertise on the site if they repeatedly share news articles that are marked as false by third-party fact-checking organizations. Page owners can win back the ability to run ads if they later choose to act responsibly.  The move would limit one of the big ways that fake news spreads,