On Friday, Facebook CEO Mark zuckerberg announced that social media website will require all data of political ads to be disclosed as who is paying for the message and for their identity to be verified in a order to cut down outside election interference.
“With important elections coming up in the US, Mexico, Brazil, India, Pakistan and more countries in the next year, one of my top priorities for 2018 is making sure we support positive discourse and prevent interference in these elections,” Zuckerberg posted from an official account on Facebook.
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These changes have been made accordingly for the upcoming general elections in Pakistan and other countries in order to protect social election campaign from sabotaging.
“We’re committed to getting this done in time for the critical months before the 2018 elections,” Zuckerberg stated.
“Election interference is a problem that’s bigger than any one platform, and that’s why we support the Honest Ads Act. This will help raise the bar for all political advertising online,” Mark Zuckerberg said.