Mark Zuckerberg Spoke Extensively About Political Ads During Facebook’s Earnings Call

He said they will only account for 0.5% of the company’s revenue next year

Mark Zuckerberg defended Facebook's decision to keep running political ads anton_novik/iStock

“We’ve found ourselves in the middle of the debate about what political speech is acceptable in the upcoming campaigns,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in his opening remarks during the company’s third-quarter earnings call Wednesday. Talk about an understatement.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.