Facebook will reject the political ads that prematurely claim election victory. On Wednuesday, Facebook spokesperson has announced that facebook will not allow to runs the political ads that claim victory before the news organizations declared results. Company spokesman Andy Stone said through the tweet that “Facebook will have been rejecting political ads that shows victory before the final results of the 2020 election have been announced,” It was a huge step taken to avoid the spread of fake news. Politicians, Compaigns spread fake news on the social media to divert the mind of the voters by spreading fake news. But this time, Mark Zuckerberg’s company Facebook has taken a huge step to reject political ads that shows election victory before announcing organizational news.
Facebook further has said that it has made a deal with an news organizations like Reuters and the National Election Pool, a consortium of news organizations including NBC News, to determine winners in the election. Former National security Advisor Susan Rice in Obama White house, has said the people who have expressed concern that President Donald Trump might claim victory wrongly and prematurely. It was great effort for the company to come forward at the election time in United States of America.
What Statement Mark Zuckerberg has given?
Earlier this month, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company will be adding a label to such posts so that it was confirmed that nothing official results were not yet in. Finally the decision has been taken. He further said that The Company will try their best to “provide authoritative information about election results.” As we all know that during election times, Many politicians and their supporters provide fake news to us so that distraction has been made, now finally facebook has come forward to reject such news within short period of time.