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Dieser Text wurde gemeinsam mit unserem Medienpartner Der Tagesspiegel am 13. April 2019 veröffentlicht. Wer steckt hinter politischer Werbung in sozialen Medien? Bisher lässt sich das kaum erkennen. EU-Kommissar Julian King fordert jetzt eine klare Kennzeichnung. Sechs Wochen vor der … Read more "Google und Facebook have issues with transparency"