Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has announced that the company will stop accepting political adverts on its platform from November.
The company will no longer accept political adverts from the 22nd of November 2019, you can see what he had to say about the announcement in the tweet below.
We’ve made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally. We believe political message reach should be earned, not bought. Why? A few reasons…🧵
— jack 🌍🌏🌎 (@jack) October 30, 2019
This is an interesting move by Twitter as Facebook has come under criticism recently for refusing to ban political adverts that basically have false information in them. The move may pout pressure on Facebook to do something about their ads policy.