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Why Twitter bans political Ads

Why Twitter bans political Ads

Twitter bans political Ads. Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey said: “While internet advertising is incredibly powerful and very effective for commercial advertisers, that power brings significant risks to politics, where it can be used to influence votes to affect the lives of millions.” Twitter currently only allows certified campaigns and organizations to run political ads for candidates and issues. The following tend to advocate on broader issues such as weather change, abortion rights, and immigration.

Twitter and other social media, including FB, have been under fire after the US 2016 elections. Sponsored actors are said to have used social platforms to spread misinformation to influence election outcomes. Recently Facebook announced that it had removed three Russian-backed “influence networks” that were targeting individuals in several African countries. The company said it will make some exceptions, such as allowing ads that promote voter attendance. It will represent those in a particular policy it plans to release on November 15. Twitter’s policy will start on November 22.

The Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s done his. The Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s done his. Dorsey’s given Trump his biggest political victory since 2016. Dorsey’s given Trump his biggest political victory since 2016. The truth, however, the fossil fuel industry is engaged in a knockdown drag-out fight for the future of big oil. Facebook estimates that ad spends from politicians will account for less than 0.5% of its revenue in 2020.

Twitter doesn’t normally break out its ad revenue from political promoters, it has shown that just $3m of its $824m in Q3 2018 income from political ad spend. The direct effects on political advertisers, Twitter’s political ad ban creates the potential for important security damage. High profile political candidates, including incumbents, digital and traditional, paid and earned. A significant advantage when it comes to earning reach on social platforms.

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