Twitter creators decided to ban any political advertising. The company believes that with the help of political advertising it is possible to influence the voters. This can have huge consequences for millions of people.
Company’s CEO Jack Dorsey made the corresponding statement on his official Twitter.
We’ve made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally. We believe political message reach should be earned, not bought. Why? A few reasons…🧵
— jack 🌍🌏🌎 (@jack) October 30, 2019
Note, Twitter is not going to restrict freedom of expression. This innovation will enter into force very soon, on November 22, 2019.
The fact is that the presidential race has already begun in the United States. The next presidential election will be on November 3, 2020. But perhaps this will happen earlier because the Senate started the impeachment procedure in relation to President Donald Trump. If Democrats manage to remove Trump ahead of schedule, then the elections will take place earlier.