Wednesday, 20 November, 2019

EU's Vestager Backs Twitter for Banning Political Ads, Berates Facebook

Google reportedly mulling changes to political ads policy Google considers changing political ad policy
Patty Aguilar | 11 November, 2019, 06:22

Just now, on Thursday, Nov. 7, Facebook stated that it is also mulling on plans to change its political ad policy. A Google spokesperson told WSJ that since its advertising policies are uniform across all the platforms including YouTube and Google Search, any change to the policies would be applicable across all these platforms.

McConnell also argued that unless Twitter also banned opinion journalists and media outlets from advertising their work then the ban on political ads could create a double standard.

Facebook said on Thursday a doctored video shared by Britain's governing Conservatives would not have broken its rules on political advertising if it had run as a paid-for ad. "Ads from political parties and political candidates are not subject to our fact-checking rules", Rebecca Stimson, Facebook's head of UK Public Policy, told reporters on a call to explain the company's policies ahead of Britain's December 12 election.

Social media giants are scratching heads to make changes to their respective policies on political ad campaigns on their platforms after a whole debate has triggered worldwide regarding the lack of transparency deployed by them.

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Joaquin Phoenix's Joker Becomes Most Profitable Comic Book Movie Ever
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Netflix series 'Dolly Parton's Heartstrings' releases first trailer
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Clegg's comments to Politico came shortly after NBC reported that Facebook may curb political campaigns' ability to use microtargeting. Johnson's Conservatives posted the heavily edited video clip of Labour's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer on Facebook and Twitter, editing out a key response in an interview to give the impression that the party had no answer for Brexit.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has defended his company's decision to allow political ads on its platform, though the company did take steps recently to try to prevent the platform from being used for election interference efforts. Twitter's move to ban political ads elicited both praise and harsh criticism from politicians.

Google has primarily averted scrutiny on this issue so significantly. But Google, like Facebook, has pitched political campaigns on spending election money using their precise targeting tools, rather than on television. Trump's reelection marketing campaign was an important spender on Google ads provided that Might properly 31, 2018, when vital tech corporations started disclosing the figures. A group called Donald J. Trump For President, Inc. was the fourth-largest Google spender.

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