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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Bans All Political Ads From His App

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Twitter founder and CEO has announced that all paid political advertisements will be banned from the platform as soon as next month.

Announcing this, Twitter founder and CEO took the declaration to his social media.

From November 22,  major Political campaigns around the world such as the U.K. election, are expected to be hardest hit even as Dorsey maintained that

Jack also states that online political campaigns or ads have introduced unparalleled risks such as unchecked misleading information and deep fakes at an alarming rate.

Dorsey requested for enhanced political ad regulation and transparency saying that regulators need to think past the present day to ensure a level playing field.

The move by Twitter to ban political ads from its platform has left world leading APP Facebook on the spotlight. Mark Zuckerberg-led company has been facing backlash after a move to exempt politicians from fact-checking by third parties. Jack’s fans have also hoped that Facebook will follow the footsteps of Jack.

 


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