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Facebook, Google face criticism over political-ad bans ahead of Senate runoffs in Georgia – Source CNET Tech


Facebook and Google banned political ads after Election Day on Nov. 3.


Facebook and Google banned political ads after Election Day to limit the spread of misinformation, but that’s sparked criticism ahead of two Georgia runoff elections that’ll likely decide which party controls the US Senate.

When both companies banned political ads, they didn’t say when the prohibitions would end. Facebook initially said its ban was indefinite but in an update Wednesday to an earlier blog post, the company told advertisers to expect the prohibition to last another month. Google had said its political-ad ban

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