Facebook reversed cryptocurrency ad policy ahead of Libra announcement

Facebook, the social media platform used by billions, had banned cryptocurrency related ads for a year and a half starting in January of 2018. During this time period, Facebook’s ad approval algorithms and moderators were so sensitive to potentially cryptocurrency tangential ads that even ads for physical events that had cryptocurrency sponsors weren’t allowed. An … Continue reading “Facebook reversed cryptocurrency ad policy ahead of Libra announcement”

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  • Jul 5, 2019
  • Glyn Moody
  • Bitcoin, Governments, News, Privacy, Programming,

Why Facebook’s new Libra cryptocurrency will be a privacy disaster

Facebook has been appearing on this blog with increasing frequency. In one way, that’s natural. A social network, by definition, is about people and their personal information, and so is likely to be of interest to readers of this site. But Facebook is frequently cavalier in how with how it uses that information, despite repeated … Continue reading “Why Facebook’s new Libra cryptocurrency will be a privacy disaster”

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