F***book wants more friends. And it’s willing to pay for them.
The Silicon Valley social media company has for the first time formed an old-fashioned political action committee and will use it to distribute cash to candidates in the coming elections. It is just one indication of how social media companies are integrating with the political landscape in a season in which these businesses are growing presences in the campaign conversation.
Facebook Forms a PAC
In forming a political action committee, Facebook is joining other social media companies in efforts to integrate with the political landscape.