CNN: Trump’s campaign has run 4,400 ads on Facebook so far this month

CNN: Trump’s campaign has run 4,400 ads on Facebook so far this month. “President Donald Trump’s campaign team has run more than 4,000 ads on the President’s personal Facebook page since May 7, newly available data from Facebook shows. Between May 7 and May 24, more than 4,400 ads were run on the Donald J. Trump Facebook page, according to the data. The page has more than 24 million followers. The ads were paid for by the Trump Make America Great Again Committee and Donald J. Trump for President Inc., according to Facebook.”

Search Engine Journal: How to Completely Optimize Your Facebook Page

Search Engine Journal: How to Completely Optimize Your Facebook Page. “Features like location Pages, Messenger, Featured Images, and Boost are only a few of the many things you can do to optimize your Facebook page. Use this guide to make sure you’ve set up your Facebook page correctly, and optimized all possible areas of the platform to get the best results for your business.”

Times of Israel: Israel reaches out to Iraqis on Facebook

Times of Israel: Israel reaches out to Iraqis on Facebook. “Israel’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday launched a Facebook page uniquely dedicated to fostering ties with Iraq. Diplomats in Jerusalem said the Arabic-language page will serve as ‘some sort of digital embassy’ to the war-torn country. Israel, while still formally considering Iraq an enemy state, has in recent months stepped up efforts to reach out to the country, arguing that Iraqis are interested in establishing ties with the Jewish state.”

Associated Press: Body parts from threatened wildlife widely sold on Facebook

Associated Press: Body parts from threatened wildlife widely sold on Facebook. “Facebook is displaying advertisements for well-known American corporations on group pages operated by overseas wildlife traffickers illegally selling the body parts of threatened animals, including elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger teeth. In a secret complaint filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, wildlife preservation advocates allege that Facebook’s failure to stop illicit traders using its service for illegal activity violates the social network’s responsibilities as a publicly traded company.”

Vice: White nationalist Richard Spencer’s pages just got kicked off Facebook

Vice: White nationalist Richard Spencer’s pages just got kicked off Facebook. “Two Facebook pages associated with white nationalist Richard Spencer have been kicked off the platform. The outspoken white nationalist who coined the term “alt-right” and runs the National Policy Institute, had been operating in the open on Facebook. The National Policy Institute, which advocates for a white ‘ethnostate,’ had a page with 4,000 followers. Spencer’s online magazine ‘Altright.com’ also had a Facebook page with more than 10,000 followers. Both were removed Friday after an inquiry from VICE News about those pages and those of several other prominent hate groups.”

Emails reveal Facebook tried to reach out to Diamond and Silk over changes: report (The Hill)

The Hill: Emails reveal Facebook tried to reach out to Diamond and Silk over changes: report. “Facebook reached out to pro-Trump vloggers Diamond and Silk days before the duo claimed that they had not heard from the social media company about why their page was deemed ‘unsafe for the community.’ Emails obtained by conservative writer Erick Erickson’s blog ‘The Resurgent’ show that the company tried contacting Diamond and Silk on Monday. Erickson also reported that the company tried calling them twice on Tuesday.”

CNN Money: The biggest Black Lives Matter page on Facebook is fake

CNN Money: The biggest Black Lives Matter page on Facebook is fake. “For at least a year, the biggest page on Facebook purporting to be part of the Black Lives Matter movement was a scam with ties to a middle-aged white man in Australia, a review of the page and associated accounts and websites conducted by CNN shows.”