Learn the inner workings of ads and marketing on Facebook [Deals]

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Get the most out of Facebook for your brand or product with this comprehensive marketing course.
Get the most out of Facebook for your brand or product with this comprehensive marketing course.
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One thing the last few weeks has taught us is that marketing on Facebook is effective. Of course, most people aren’t using the platform to exploit people, but to connect to the widest possible audience. To do that, you’ve got to understand how Facebook marketing and ads work.

Tim Cook: Russian ads aren’t to blame for U.S. election results

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Tim Cook
Cook thinks there are bigger issues to deal with.
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The tech and political worlds may be buzzing over claims that Russian ads helped influence the U.S. presidential election, but one person who’s not so quick to jump on board with the theory is Apple CEO Tim Cook.

In an interview with NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt, which aired Wednesday night, Cook poured cold water on the suggestion by arguing that such ads make up an absolutely tiny part of the larger issue as to why people in the U.S. are so divided in their politics.