Biden campaign wants Facebook and Twitter to remove misleading Trump ads, both refuse: ‘No company should allow itself to be a tool to mislead the public on any issue’

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Literally every politician lies so let’s get rid of all political ads on social media. Hrmm that’s actually a great idea

call_shawn

who determines what is misleading

atomicspace

“Well, we wouuuuld buuuuttt… (riffles through wads of cash)… we don’t want to be political.”

jpaxonreyes

**Twitter** *not our problem* >“The ad you cited is not currently in violation of our policies,” a Twitter spokesperson says. **Facebook** *not our problem and here’s why* >“Our approach is grounded in Facebook’s fundamental belief in free expression, respect for the democratic process, and the belief that, in mature democracies with a free press, political speech is already arguably the most scrutinized speech there is,” Katie Harbath, Facebook’s public policy director for global elections, wrote in a response letter. “Thus, when a politician speaks or makes an ad, we do not send it to third party fact checkers.”

mikechi2501

If this is done once, wouldn’t every single politician claim the other party’s ad that is negatively targeting them is misleading?

nootdude