Although right now we are in an incredible technological context, in which we can use our computer or our mobile so that we never imagined before, There are many people who decide to continue reporting the news on Facebook, instead of a feed in conditions. And this is very sad.
And, after all, what you see on Facebook is based on certain algorithms based on what the social network defines as “your tastes”, and this, On many occasions, it makes you miss very interesting content.
The truth is that Facebook is at war with half the world right now, and there are some big media outlets that are already fed up with the company, and they’re starting toLet’s see the details!
Some media start to stop using Facebook to advertise
As you know, one of the main sources of income that Facebook has is advertising, and taking into account that It is the largest social network that exists today around the world, Any company would like to use Facebook to advertise.
Well, some American media outlets – such as The Financial Times and New York Media – that use the social network to place their ads, have decided to stop doing so, because the company catalogs its promoted items as “political ads.”
And is that, after the interference that took place by Facebook in the US presidential election in 2016, it seems that they want to take more seriously the issue of fake news and misinformation, something in which, for the moment, they are sticking blind. And it is that, the two media both mentioned, that enjoy certain credibility and status in their native country, They have decided to stop promoting themselves on Facebook, due to the company’s policies regarding the media.
Personally, we believe that trusting a private company that has its own interests, and that only teaches you what you think you are going to interact with, is not a good method to stay informed, much less. ** And more taking into account that they are not holding back everything that false news should. **