The entire world is eyeing the elections to be held in America. It has been seen in many countries that social media has contributed significantly in elections. Meanwhile, Facebook said on Wednesday that it would ban political or social issue advertisements after the US election ends on November 3 to reduce the possibility of confusion or abuse.
Facebook also said that any news related to the counting of votes or before counting the winner ahead of time will be presented on the basis of reliable information from news outlets and election officials.
During a press briefing, a senior Facebook official said that if a candidate or party chief announces a win by a media outlet ahead of time, we will add specific information in the notification that the calculation is still going on and there is no winner now. has not been done.
Keeping in mind the US elections, rules are being tightened regarding political content and advertisements on Instagram and Facebook. Facebook is under pressure not to share any misinformation between elections and not to use it to incite social divisions.