close

Twitter to stop all political advertisements

Twitter’s CEO believes political advertising can influence votes to affect millions of lives.
Siddak Ahuja Montreal, QC

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey released a statement on Twitter, giving his reasons for why his platform would not allow paid political advertising.

One of the reasons he gave was that, “a political message earns reach when people decide to follow an account or retweet. Paying for reach removes that decision, forcing highly optimized and targeted political messages on people. We believe this decision should not be compromised by money.”

Twitter’s CEO believes political advertising can influence votes to affect millions of lives.

He believes this is a fair course of action, as it will allow organic growth in mass movements and profiles of political candidates.

The full version of this policy will be released on November 15.

Ads telling people to register for voting, however, will still be allowed.

He concluded, “this isn’t about free expression. This is about paying for reach. And paying to increase the reach of political speech has significant ramifications that today’s democratic infrastructure may not be prepared to handle. It’s worth stepping back in order to address.”

Join us!

We’re independent and can’t be cancelled. The establishment media is increasingly dedicated to divisive cancel culture, corporate wokeism, and political correctness, all while covering up corruption from the corridors of power. The need for fact-based journalism and thoughtful analysis has never been greater. When you support The Post Millennial, you support freedom of the press at a time when it's under direct attack. Join the ranks of independent, free thinkers by supporting us today for as little as $1.

Thank You!

Accepted payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express  and Paypal
Siddak Ahuja
0
Join The Discussion