Twitter Bans All Political Ads

Jack Dorsey
Jack Dorsey

Twitter says they are getting rid of political ads. Facebook has been under fire for allowing deceptive ads on their service.

“Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s chief executive, said on Wednesday that the social media service would ban political ads on its platform, in a stark contrast to rival Facebook, which has faced blowback for taking a hands-off approach to political advertising.

Twitter previously allowed political ads. After the 2016 presidential election, the company began requiring advertisers to verify their identities and it published a database of political ads that ran on its service. ” [READ MORE]