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Facebook is lifting its ban on political, social-issue ads put in place after 2020 US presidential election
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Facebook is lifting its ban on political, social-issue ads put in place after 2020 US presidential election

Facebook halted political ads in the US ahead of the presidential elections that were held in November 2020.

Facebook considering banning political ads ahead of US Presidential elections: Report
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Facebook considering banning political ads ahead of US Presidential elections: Report

Reportedly, as of now, the potential ban is only being discussed and has not been finalised.

Facebook expands transparency on political ads, but still won’t ban fake ads
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Facebook expands transparency on political ads, but still won’t ban fake ads

The updated Facebook Ad Library will allow users to control the frequency of political ads on the news feed.

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg reportedly says that US President Trump did not discourage him to ban political ads
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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg reportedly says that US President Trump did not discourage him to ban political ads

Trump has openly castigated Facebook repeatedly, accusing it of being biased in favour of Democrats.

Facebook is reportedly mulling over changing its political advertisement policy
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Facebook is reportedly mulling over changing its political advertisement policy

Facebook’s policy is to accept paid political ads from candidates without fact-checking them or censoring them, even if they contain lies.

Google to restrict advertisers from targeting election ads using data like public voter records
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Google to restrict advertisers from targeting election ads using data like public voter records

Google will limit audience targeting for election ads to age, gender and general location at a postal code level.

Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel says unlike Facebook, Snap Inc fact-checks political ads
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Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel says unlike Facebook, Snap Inc fact-checks political ads

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel has joined the chorus of voices in support of fact-checking politicians.

Facebook under intense pressure to ban political ads after Twitter announces the ban
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Facebook under intense pressure to ban political ads after Twitter announces the ban

Facebook’s policy is to accept paid political ads from candidates without fact-checking them.

Twitter to ban political ads next month ahead of 2020 US Elections: CEO Jack Dorsey
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Twitter to ban political ads next month ahead of 2020 US Elections: CEO Jack Dorsey

This comes when Facebook is facing growing pressure to stop selling ads that spread inaccurate information.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gives confusing testimony on political ads
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gives confusing testimony on political ads

Zuckerberg said that his company will not remove political ads from candidates, even if false.

Facebook announces changes to political ad rules ahead of EU elections in May
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Facebook announces changes to political ad rules ahead of EU elections in May

Facebook recently also pulled down some 700 posts and accounts in India to counter the misinformation problem.

Facebook toughens rule on political advertising under pressure from EU regulators
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Facebook toughens rule on political advertising under pressure from EU regulators

Facebook say that it will start blocking ads that fail to comply from mid-April 2019.

Facebook says political ad-spend in Feb-March is worth over Rs 4 crore; promotions by BJP, supporters account for lion’s share
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Facebook says political ad-spend in Feb-March is worth over Rs 4 crore; promotions by BJP, supporters account for lion’s share

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its supporters accounted for a lion's share of total political advertising worth over Rs 4 crore on Facebook, according to data compiled by the social media giant.

Facebook starts verifying identity, location for paid political ads in UK
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Facebook starts verifying identity, location for paid political ads in UK

Facebook said it would, however, exempt select UK news organizations from housing their content.