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Facebook says it will ban all political ads indefinitely after polls close for the November 3 election

15 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Facebook announced Wednesday that it will ban all political ads indefinitely after the November 3 election.
The announcement comes as pressure on Facebook grows to counter misinformation in the wake of the election. Last week, Facebook said it would ban political ads that prematurely claimed victory while votes were still being counted, as well as ads making claims of rampant voter fraud without evidence.
Now, Facebook says it will ban all political ads for an indefinite period after polls close on Election Day. The social network also said it will show notifications...
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Facebook to ban political ads from election night until further notice

Facebook to ban political ads from election night until further notice

15 days ago   |   By Politico

Facebook said Wednesday that it will block all political and issue ads after polls close on Election Day - its latest attempt to avoid becoming a tool for manipulating an election already threatened by misinformation and attempts to influence the result.
“hile ads are an important way to express voice, we plan to temporarily stop running all social issue, electoral, or political ads in the U.S. after the polls close on November 3, to reduce opportunities for confusion or abuse," Guy Rosen, the company's vice president of integrity, said in a blog post. "We will notify advertisers when this...
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