Almost all of the Conservative Party’s recent Facebook adverts promote claims labelled as misleading by one of FB's third-party fact-checking partners, an investigation has found. I'm 88% certain this is completely fine and nothing to worry about.
Google has taken down a U.K. Conservative Party ad on YouTube that used BBC news footage, days after Facebook took similar action on grounds that it infringed intellectual property rights.
Facebook says it has removed a Conservative Party ad that used BBC news footage on the grounds that it infringed on intellectual property rights.
We’re aware of Conservative Party Facebook adverts using edited BBC content. This is a completely unacceptable use of BBC content which distorts our output and which could damage perceptions of our impartiality. We are asking the Conservatives to remove these adverts.
Facebook scrambled to find "conservative" fact checkers when conservatives complained that the third-party fact checkers Facebook had contracted with were not fact-checkers at all, just the 'liberal media' in another guise. That made this event inevitable.