Facebook lifted the ban on political advertising in the United States

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Facebook lifted the ban on political advertising in the United States

04.03.2021 News

On March 4, the social network Facebook lifted the ban on showing political advertising, which was imposed after the November US presidential election.

We introduced this temporary ban after the November 2020 elections to avoid confusion or abuse after the Election Day. Unlike other platforms, we require authorization and transparency not only for political and election advertising, but also for social advertising, and our systems do not distinguish between these categories, – said on Facebook.

The company stressed that it had received a lot of feedback on this issue, and promised to study the work of these services in the coming months and assess the need for change.

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