Wed. Jan 22nd, 2020

Trump campaign says Twitter ad block will ‘silence conservatives’

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/30/20940840/donald-trump-twitter-facebook-political-ads-ban-ron-wyden

Trump campaign says Twitter ad block will ‘silence conservatives’
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On Wednesday, Twitter announced that it would ban all political advertising on the platform next month, a move President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is calling “a very dumb decision.”

Twitter’s move to ban all political ads comes after weeks of lawmakers berating Facebook over its own policy that allows politicians to lie in ads. Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign was the first to take issue with the policy, penning letters to Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube demanding that they ban ads that contain false or misleading information. Those letters were prompted by false ads placed by the Trump campaign.

Twitter bans political ads in yet another attempt by the left to silence Trump and conservatives. Wouldn’t be surprised if @twitter lifted…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/30/20940840/donald-trump-twitter-facebook-political-ads-ban-ron-wyden

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