Tuesday gives our work meaning.
Death to fake news.
Google and Facebook are cracking down since facing backlash following the election about peddling fake news through their advertising platforms. Said news is being scapegoated as the culprit against true democracy and largely to blame for the election outcome.
Both media giants proclaimed that they’ll ban fake news websites drawing traction from their platforms.
“Moving forward, we will restrict ad serving on pages that misrepresent, misstate or conceal information about the publisher, the publisher’s content or the primary purpose of the web property,” a Google spokesperson told the New York Times.
P.S. I have a few tickets left for my first event—BLK TECH CLT here in Charlotte on December 7 at Google Fiber. Grab yours, gift a pair, or tell your friends to get theirs before they’re gone.
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