Facebook restricts campaigners’ ability to check ads for political transparency

Social media network says the change was part of crackdown on third party plug-ins

Facebook has restricted the ability of external political transparency campaigners to monitor adverts placed on the social network, in a move that was described as an “appalling look” by one of the organisations affected.

WhoTargetsMe, a British group dedicated to scrutinising adverts on the social network, has said its activities have been severely restricted by recent changes made by the social network. The change has also hit a similar programme by the US investigative journalism site ProPublica, affecting both groups’ ability to collect data on why users are being targeted by political campaigners.

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‘Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation Collection’ on Nintendo Switch allegedly leaks

Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation Collection for the Nintendo Switch was apparently leaked by listings on several Czech online stores. The compilation is rumored to include Assassin’s Creed III and Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation.

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Huawei’s problems deepen as western suspicions mount

Many question marks hang over the telecom but the Chinese tech monolith is far from finished

Chinese telecom giant Huawei is at the centre of an increasingly tense standoff between China and the US.

What began as a trade spat and grievances over corporate intellectual property theft has developed into a global standoff involving “hostage diplomacy”, death sentences and allegations of Chinese espionage.

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