Facebook Won’t Sell New Political Ads the Week Before the Election

It's part of several election-related initiatives announced this morning

Advertising makes up nearly all revenue for the social media platform. Getty Images, Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today that the social network will not accept new political advertising in the week leading up to Election Day. It’s an effort, he said, to clamp down on misinformation and ensure voting isn’t suppressed.

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