Twitter Issues Details on Political Ad Policy Ban

Twitter Issues Details on Political Ad Policy Ban

Governmental ads are will no longer be allowed on Twitter from Friday, 22 December. This is, for instance, paid marketing where individuals are referred to as upon to help a campaign or vote for a particular politician.


CEO Jack Dorsey experienced already suggested last month that he wanted to ban political advertising. However it was not yet very clear at that time what forms of marketing the new principle would pertain to.

Now Twitter has launched more details. All advertising that identifies ‘a prospect, political get together, elected or appointed authorities official, referendum and election voting measure, legislation and restrictions, directive or judicial outcome’ will no longer be recognized.

There will also be constraints for ads which are specifically directed at certain geographical areas.

There is huge sociable strain on social networking businesses to stop agreeing to ads that spread out false details and could affect elections. Twitter differentiates itself from rival Facebook or twitter, which does not remain in the way of governmental ads.

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