Facebook would let Trump run ads on election night prematurely claiming victory
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September 23, 20203 min read, 531 words

Facebook would let Trump run ads on election night prematurely claiming victoryFacebook would let Trump run ads on election night prematurely claiming victory

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Published: September 23, 2020  |  3 min read, 531 words
Facebook banned political ads a week before the election, but it’s the period after the election that it should be worried about. Here’s why. At 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time on election night, millions of ads could show up on Facebook saying something along the lines of, “We won—Dona...
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September 23, 2020
There is a lot of speculation here, but it's to be expected when writing about how the election results may or may not roll in after November 3rd. Although there is certainly a lot of forward-looking concerns and some assumptions about how the Trump campaign team will handle itself, this is a story worth reporting on because it highlights Facebook's ad policies and how they might help inflate confusion about who won the election.
September 23, 2020
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