WHERE TO WATCH
Facebook Cracks Down on Russia-Linked Misinformation Campaigns
January 17, 2019
Facebook has deleted nearly 500 pages and accounts linked to misinformation campaigns out of Russia. Patrick Tucker, technology editor at Defense One, explains what happened on the platform.
MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski: When It Comes to Nancy Pelosi, Trump Is 'Screwed'
May 21, 2019
Pinterest's Influencers More Valuable for Advertisers than Instagram's, Says Media Exec
There's a lot of competition in the digital economy for advertisers' dollars, and big personalities on platforms such as Instagram and YouTube are commanding a bigger share. Oliver Yonchev, U.S. Managing Director of Social Chain, joined Cheddar to discuss why there might be some untapped value in Pinterest influencers.
May 23, 2019
Facebook Tries to Steer Away from Political Ads as 2020 Approaches
Facebook says its no longer paying commissions to employees that sell political ads, following criticisms of the site's influence in the 2016 presidential election. John Meyer, Managing Partner at Transpire Ventures, says Facebook is shifting the responsibility away from its own employees, pressuring campaigns to use its tools to figure out targeted advertising on their own.
May 24, 2019
Facebook Takes On Fake News, Two Billion Times Over
Facebook says it's getting rid of fake news. The social media giant has removed 2.2 billion fake accounts in the first quarter of 2019 alone. Jim Anderson from SocialFlow talked to Cheddar about the monumental challenge of policing social media.