Facebook is set to ban political advertising altogether


Facebook announces bans on political ads Facebook is reportedly preparing to ban ads in the run-up to the US election in November. Criticism was high that foreign transactions through media advertisements had influenced the last election.


It is in this context that Facebook has decided to avoid political advertising altogether. Facebook is also sharing concerns about whether banning the ad will result in protests. Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, had previously hinted at regulating political advertising.