Statement from Jim Steyer on Facebook Updates to Advertisements
Common Sense CEO James Steyer's statement
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Common Sense Media Founder and CEO Jim Steyer released the following statement in response to Facebook's changes to the advertisements on its network:
"This shows Facebook is not just a social network, it is a commercial ad network. Facebook should not data-mine teens--and target them with ads—based on their activity on other sites and apps. If Facebook believes that teens want targeted advertising so badly, they should let teens opt-in and not have to navigate some circuitous opt-out process."