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    Marketing Week (03 Jun 2020)

    Facebook tool allows users to ‘curate their presence’

    FACEBOOK has added a new tool so that users can hide, store or delete old posts. The 'Manage Activity' option is designed to help people remove history which could harm their employment. It will initially roll out to iOS and Android apps before desktop. 

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    bbc.co.uk (22 May 2020)

    VW pulls Instagram ads after racism row

    VOLKSWAGEN has withdrawn a series of social media ads and apologised after it was accused of overt racism. A controversial ad, which appeared on INSTAGRAM and FACEBOOK, showed a dark-skinned man being manoeuvred around by a pair of white women's hands before being flicked away from a yellow VW Golf. It was part of a series which was supposed to depict a love story between a dark-skinned man and a white woman. Volkswagen apologised saying the ad was 'wrong and distasteful' and would investigate how it had been published.

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