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Facing ad boycotts, Facebook to label all rule-breaking posts, even Trump's

A Facebook spokeswoman confirmed its new policy would have meant attaching a link on voting information to US President Donald Trump's post last month about mail-in ballots

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Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said in a live-streamed company townhall that Facebook would also ban ads that claim people from groups based on race, religion, sexual orientation.

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Facebook Inc on Friday said it would start labeling newsworthy content that violated the social media company's policies, and label all posts and ads about voting with links to authoritative information, including those from politicians.

A Facebook spokeswoman confirmed its new policy would have meant attaching a link on voting information to US President Donald Trump's post last month about mail-in ballots. Rival Twitter had affixed a fact-checking label to that post.

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said in a live-streamed company townhall that the social media giant would also ban ads that claimed people from groups based on race, religion,

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First Published: Jun 27 2020 | 8:15 AM IST

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