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World Twitter will ban all political advertising starting in November

00:36  31 october  2019
00:36  31 october  2019 Source:   theverge.com

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Twitter is banning all political ads globally, starting November 22nd, according to tweets by the company’s CEO Jack Dorsey on Wednesday. We’ve made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally. We believe political message reach should be earned, not bought.

Twitter will ban political advertising on November 22, a move that won praise from Democrats and scorn from Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Social media companies, including Twitter rival Facebook, face growing pressure to stop carrying ads that spread false information that could steer

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Twitter is banning all political ads globally, starting November 22nd, according to tweets by the company’s CEO Jack Dorsey on Wednesday. 

The changes will affect both candidate ads and issue ads, although ads encouraging voter registration will still be allowed, along with other exceptions. Dorsey said a full policy will be made available to the public on November 15th.

Jack Dorsey. © REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis Jack Dorsey. “Some might argue our actions today could favour incumbents,” Dorsey said. “But we have witnessed many social movements reach massive scale without any political advertising.”

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The ban on political ads goes into effect November 22, and Dorsey said more information will come about the policy on November 15. Zuckerberg argued that political advertising is more transparent on Facebook than anywhere else, and added that political ads are an essential form of free speech.

Twitter will ban all political advertising , the company’s CEO has announced, in a move that will The new policy , announced via Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account on Wednesday, will come into effect on 22 November and will apply globally to all electioneering ads , as well as ads related to political issues.

The company’s decision comes after weeks of Facebook stumbling over the same issue. Earlier this month, Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign penned letters to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube asking that they refuse to run false or misleading political ads. Biden’s campaign had become the target of a series of ads placed by President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign that made baseless claims regarding the Biden family’s relationship with the Ukrainian government.

In a response letter obtained by The Verge at the time, Facebook said that it would not be fact-checking claims made by politicians in ads placed on the platform.

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Twitter will ban political ads , Jack Dorsey announces. Would we ban all ads about healthcare or immigration or women's empowerment?" Dorsey said the company would share more details about the policy on November 15th and would stop accepting political ads on November 22nd.

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  Twitter will ban all political advertising starting in November © Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge “Our approach is grounded in Facebook’s fundamental belief in free expression, respect for the democratic process, and the belief that, in mature democracies with a free press, political speech is already arguably the most scrutinized speech there is,” Katie Harbath, Facebook’s public policy director for global elections, said earlier this month. “Thus, when a politician speaks or makes an ad, we do not send it to third-party fact-checkers.”

Twitter has had some policies in place to keep politicians from making false statements on its platform, but has yet to use them. Earlier this summer, Twitter said that it would gray out tweets from public figures like Trump that violated its rules and restrict users’ abilities to share them, but hasn’t implemented it on any tweets so far.

In a USA Today op-ed on Tuesday, Facebook doubled-down on its policy to allow candidates to boost misinformation. “We shouldn’t become the gatekeeper of truth on candidate ads,” Harbath and Nell McCarthy, Facebook’s director of policy management, wrote.

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The policy announced by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Wednesday will take effect in November . Twitter on Wednesday said it would ban all advertisements about political candidates, elections While Facebook has received much of the criticism for political advertising policies , Twitter also

United States social media giant Twitter Inc will ban all political advertising globally on its platform next month, the company’s Chief Twitter ’s ban takes effect on Nov . 22. Dorsey wrote on Twitter that paying for ads forces “targeted political messages on people” with a power that “brings significant

“This isn’t about free expression,” Dorsey said. “This is about paying for reach. And paying to increase the reach of political speech has significant ramifications that today’s democratic infrastructure may not be prepared to handle.”

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