Twitter announces that it will no longer accept political advertising around the world

Twitter said Wednesday it will no longer accept political advertising in their platform at the global level, in response to the latest criticisms about disinformation campaigns of politicians in social networks. The measure will be implemented from next November 22, a year before the elections in the united States.He was its executive director, Jack Dorsey, who said in a thread in the application of the bird, that this measure has been taken to avoid potential problems arising from the automatic message, the deep learning, the misleading information and the deepfakes, the technique of artificial intelligence that allows you to edit videos fake people that are apparently real.The terms will be made available to the public on November 15.”We believe that the scope of a political message must be earned, not bought”, explained Dorsey in a thread of tweets.


A measure that will affect full-time to the elections in the united States next year, as it is a radical change with respect to the behavior of Twitter in the last electoral campaign in the united STATES in 2016, when he called for the opposite, and encouraged the candidates to purchase space on the platform.
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Twitter announces that it will no longer accept political advertising around the world
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November 2, 2019