Facebook Faces More Pressure to Quit its 'Form of Voter Suppression' as Google Reinstates Political Ads

Campaigns have lost out on millions in potential fundraising

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Google may have lifted its political ad ban on Thursday, ending a month-long blackout for election campaign advertisers. But Facebook’s equivalent policy remains unchanged, to ad buyers’ increasing chagrin.

Facebook’s ongoing blackout is leading to a loss of millions in potential fundraising, as well as unwittingly penalizing ads outside of politics, including mission-focused campaigns like environmental advocate groups.

There’s been no shortage of bogus political misinformation on the internet around Election Day, but you won’t find any in recent Facebook or Google ads.



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