Washington Post: Facebook will block new political advertising the week before Election Day

Washington Post: Facebook will block new political advertising the week before Election Day. “Facebook plans to block new advertising the week before the presidential election — the first time the company has taken action to limit political advertising in the United States, the company said Thursday. The move to limit ads, part of a spate of election-related announcements, is an attempt to reduce misinformation that is expected to flood social networks as Election Day draws near.”

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