Twitter Pulls Back on Political Ads, but Pitfalls Await

Twitter announced an end to political campaign and issue ads on its service, calling it an important step in reducing the flow of election-related misinformation.

  • Published 31 October 2019

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter announced an end to political campaign and issue ads on its service, calling it an important step in reducing the flow of election-related misinformation. But some of its users might face an unintended consequence or two. Among those potentially affected could be public-interest nonprofits eager to reach an audience larger than their official followers, challengers to incumbent officeholders, and — obviously — political consultants who make a living placing ad buys for… Read at AP News