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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Sep 15 2017

Facebook removes feature that let ads reach 'Jew haters'

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was temporarily disabling the ability of advertisers to target based on people's self-reported education and job information after a report that those features allowed targeting based on anti-Semitic topics.

Sep 14 2017

Facebook removes feature that let ads reach 'Jew haters'

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 14 Facebook Inc this week stopped advertisers from targeting messages to people interested in topics such as "Jew haters" and "how to burn Jews" after journalists inquired about it, the news organization ProPublica reported on Thursday.

Sep 14 2017

U.S. election agency seeks comment after Facebook cites Russian ads

The U.S. Federal Election Commission voted on Thursday to seek public comment on possible regulatory changes after Facebook Inc said that Russians bought ads on the No. 1 social network during the U.S. presidential campaign.

Sep 13 2017

FTC demands endorsement info from Instagram 'influencers'

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON U.S. truth-in-advertising enforcers have sent letters to supermodel Naomi Campbell, actresses Lindsay Lohan and Vanessa Hudgens and other celebrities asking whether they have paid deals to endorse products on the photo-sharing app Instagram.

Sep 13 2017

U.S. agency demands endorsement info from Instagram 'influencers'

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON, Sept 13 U.S. truth-in-advertising enforcers have sent letters to supermodel Naomi Campbell, actresses Lindsay Lohan and Vanessa Hudgens and other celebrities asking whether they have paid deals to endorse products on the photo-sharing app Instagram.

Sep 12 2017

Facebook says some Russian ads during U.S. election promoted live events

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO Some of the ads bought by Russians on Facebook last year promoted events during the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook Inc said on Tuesday, indicating that alleged meddling ahead of the 2016 election went beyond social media.

Sep 12 2017

Facebook says some Russian ads during U.S. election promoted live events

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 12 Some of the ads bought by Russians on Facebook last year promoted events during the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook Inc said on Tuesday, indicating that alleged meddling ahead of the 2016 election went beyond social media.

Sep 07 2017

U.S. may need new law to address Russian ad buys on Facebook: senator

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO U.S. legislation may be needed to require social media companies to disclose more about how their platforms are used for political advertising, a senior Democratic lawmaker said on Thursday, after new signs of Russian efforts to influence the 2016 election.

Sep 06 2017

Facebook says likely Russian-based operation funded U.S. ads with political message

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it had found that an operation likely based in Russia spent $100,000 on thousands of U.S. ads promoting divisive social and political messages in a two-year-period through May. | Video

Sep 06 2017

Facebook digital ads figures differ from census data: analyst

Figures Facebook Inc gives advertisers about its potential reach differ from U.S. census data, an investment analyst said on Tuesday, renewing questions about how tech companies verify the value of their digital marketing space. | Video

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