Every month, we analyse hundreds of developments to identify the trends in digital policy, and the unfolding issues that drive it forward. These are the key trends that sum up the month.
1. Upcoming elections trigger fresh concerns over misinformation
Misinformation continues to be one of the biggest issues this year. It strikes at the heart of democracy, affecting elections and facilitating foreign interference in domestic affairs.
One of the tools to fight it is to know who is behind political adverts. Ahead of India’s general elections on 17 May, Facebook’s updated policy strategies will require advertisers to c...