Facebook and the European elections: overzealous or uninformed?

Author: Heldt, A.
Published in: Balkinization Blog in a Wikimedia Essay Series on Intermediary Liability
Year: 2019
Type: Other publications

In late March 2019, Facebook announced it would tighten up its rules for political advertisement and is now – once again – under attack for getting it wrong. The attempt of the world’s largest social media platform to protect the E.U. elections from foreign interference is effectively restricting European candidates to their country of residence.

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Amélie Heldt

Assoziierte Forscherin: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Leibniz-Institut für Medienforschung | Hans-Bredow-Institut