Pinterest Won't Run Ads Next to Election-Related Content

It's one of many changes for the platform ahead of the November elections

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Ahead of the U.S. elections this November, Pinterest is making some changes to boost civic engagement on its platform and tightening its policies on political ads.

The company will not run ads against election-related search terms to “help ensure there’s a lower risk of ads appearing next to content that’s not inspiring (and therefore less effective),” a Pinterest spokesperson told Adweek.

Pinterest has doubled down on its commitment not to get bogged down with politics. The inspiration-sharing site was early to the movement to ban political ads from social media, kicking



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