Tag: political ads

Facebook’s spin of political ads as branded content is a mistake

Photo courtesy of Bloomberg Philanthropies, Flickr Facebook announced Friday that it will allow politicians to run advertisements on its platform, categorized as “branded content.” The announcement follows news from Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s campaign that Meme 2020, run by Jerry Media chief executive Mick Purzycki, has been hired to […]

Twitter abstains from running political advertisements

Photo courtesy of JD Lasica, Flickr Twitter will no longer run political advertising on its platform. CEO Jack Dorsey made the announcement on Oct. 30 in a Twitter thread, detailing why the decision was made. “We believe political message reach should be earned, not bought,” Dorsey tweeted. “Internet political ads […]