In the tape Facebook will allow you to adjust the amount of the demonstrated political advertising

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the Company Facebook will provide users with the eponymous social network the ability to adjust the amount of the demonstrated political advertising. A similar innovation will affect and Instagram. About it reports TASS.

“We often hear from users of Facebook and Instagram with the request to see less political and social advertising. In this regard, we plan to add new feature”, – said the press service of the company.

Option for the convenience of users will supposedly be introduced by the summer of 2020. In November of the same year presidential elections will be held in the United States. The head and founder of Facebook mark Zuckerberg, in this case, said that complete elimination of political advertising on the platform will not, as this is an “important element of publicity”.

Earlier, Facebook and this popular social network found itself in the center of the scandal, which erupted in March 2018. The New York Times then reported that the British company Cambridge Analytica has used personal information of tens of millions of users of the portal targeted for political advertising.

In October it was reported that the microblogging platform Twitter will completely refuse the posting of any political advertising. The changes came into force from November 22, 2019.

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