Advertisers on Facebook Can No Longer Edit News Articles’ Headlines, Descriptions

The Wall Street Journal shared questionable posts with Facebook

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Facebook took another step toward protecting the integrity of news articles shared via links on the social network.

In July, Facebook announced that non-publisher pages could no longer overwrite link metadata—such as headlines, descriptions and images—in Graph API or page composer, and it added a tab to its page publishing tools so that publishers that rely on overwriting link preview metadata in order to customize how their content appears on the social network can indicate link ownership and continue to edit their links.

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