Facebook’s big announcement Ban on political ads removed for the time being: Facebook said in a blog post that it has temporarily removed the ban on political advertisements. According to Facebook, its system does not see any difference between political elections or social advertisements. Along with this, the company has also said that in the coming days, the company will review its ad system for changes. Google had also removed the ban from political and electoral advertisements last week. It may be noted that after the misinformation and misuse of the November 3 election in the United States, the company banned political and election advertisements.
Google removed advertisement ban in December
Facebook removed its advertising ban after the election in Georgia in January, but it was later implemented again. Similarly, Google also lifted the ban in December, but reimposed it after the siege of US Capitol, supporters of President Donald Trump on 6 January. But, Google also removed this ban last week. According to Democratic and Republican digital campaign officials, these bans were very broad and completely failed to stop misinformation.
The company had to be the victim of criticism
Earlier on Wednesday, the Democratic Congress Campaign Committee (DCCC) and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) issued a statement criticizing Facebook for not taking a clear date to end the ban, saying that the ban had prompted their campaign and the party’s Made it very difficult to reach the voters. There is a problem in getting the message to the voters. On Wednesday, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) condemned Facebook and said that Facebook has not set a date for the withdrawal of the ban, allowing them to campaign and vote for their political parties. There is a problem in communicating your point. Facebook has stated in its blog post that Facebook’s system does not differentiate between political, electoral advertisements and “social issue” advertisements, what further changes can be made to its ads in the coming months.