Facebook parent company Meta accused of approving hate speech ads in Europe

  • Watchdog Ekō detailed 8 hate speech and violent ads approved by Meta in Europe.
  • While Meta defended its ad review system, Ekō argued the company failed because ads were flagged as political, not for violent content.
  • Ekō advocates for stronger safeguards under the incoming Digital Services Act in Europe, meant to limit targeted advertising and illegal content.
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