CNBC: Facebook’s Nick Clegg: Calling Facebook’s new rules not ambitious is unfair

Facebook will be deploying new US election-year policies on their platform and will be banning new political ads which declare premature victory polls.

In the video with CNBC, he defends Facebook’s position with the CNBC anchor suggesting that Facebook’s position is ‘piecemeal’ and ‘reactionary’.

Nick references that off the back of coronavirus, they have directed 2 billion users to to authoritative sources, which they will look to mimic in the November US elections.

New Facebook US Election Policies
  • Banning new political ads in a week before election
  • Remove posts claiming voting leads to contracting COVID-19
  • Flag content delegitimizing election outcome
  • Flag premature victory declarations

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