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Facebook promises unprecedented transparency of political ads in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — Facebook has responded to the appeal of Georgian NGOs on the launch of the Political Ad Library and Political Ads API in Georgia. 47 Georgian civil society and media organizations, sent an open letter to Facebook calling to take measures to prevent “anonymous, coordinated and sponsored political discrediting campaigns.” Starting in early August 2020, Facebook will require authorizations for ads about elections and politics in Georgia. Facebook has plans to set strict criteria for political ads to ensure transparency in advertisements in the run-up to the October parliamentary elections in Georgia, a representative of the International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy…

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Facebook promises unprecedented transparency of political ads in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — Facebook has responded to the appeal of Georgian NGOs on the launch of the Political Ad Library and Political Ads API in Georgia. 47 Georgian civil society and media organizations, sent an open letter to Facebook calling to take measures to prevent “anonymous, coordinated and sponsored political discrediting campaigns.” Starting in early August 2020, Facebook will require…

Georgian Foreign Minister held a meeting with NATO and EU Officials

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The FINANCIAL — The Georgian Foreign Minister, David Zalkaliani met with the Deputy NATO Secretary General Mircea Geoană and EU Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi. Discussing the irreversible process of Georgia’s integration with NATO, the Alliance’s support and Georgia’s successful steps on this path, the sides highlighted Georgia’s important role in ensuring regional and global security, including through…