“This targeting update is one of many necessary to protect young Facebook users, but it’s just a half-measure. The question remains as to how and why inappropriate ad content makes it through the ad approval process in the first place.”
TTP Investigation: Big Tech Uses Small Businesses as a PR Shield in the Fight Against New Regulations
Today, the Tech Transparency Project, released a report showing that Facebook, Google, and other Big Tech companies are quietly using a hand-picked group of small businesses to amplify their anti-regulatory messages.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report revealing the ongoing presence of human smuggling activity on Facebook that is contributing to the increase in crossings at the U.S. southern border—and potentially putting lives in danger.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report revealing that YouTube is failing to deliver on its October 2020 promise to ban all videos containing misinformation about Covid-19 vaccines.
Today, Campaign for Accountability the Tech Transparency Project released a report showing that Facebook allows ads for alcoholic drinks, pharmaceuticals, extreme weight loss, and other potentially harmful content to be targeted at children as young as 13 in the United States.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report showing that smugglers are using Facebook to offer illegal passage across the southern U.S. border, despite the platform’s insistence that it doesn’t allow human exploitation.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report showing that the company is leaving some gaping holes in its crackdown on militia groups, raising questions for CEO Mark Zuckerberg as he prepares to testify to Congress for the first time since the U.S. Capitol riot.
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report showing how tech companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon made heavy use of the Trump administration to advance their foreign business interests last year, undeterred by Trump’s escalating promotion of baseless election conspiracy theories.