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It’s also your responsibility to stop the spread of misinformation, PR pros. For this take and other top stories, read on.

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Facebook’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg announced on Sunday that the platform is restricting the targeting of age, gender or zip code to marketers with United States housing, employment or credit ads. It’s also treating the 2020 census count as an election and building a team to ban posts that misinform.

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