Facebook is being proactive about election advertising

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Facebook isn’t going to let the clusterfuck of the 2016 U.S. election debacle happen again.

Starting Tuesday, the social network has banned all foreign advertisements related to Ireland’s abortion referendum, happening in a few weeks time.

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On May 25, Ireland will vote to repeal or keep the country’s constitutional ban on abortion, and the Associated Press reports that U.S. based anti-abortion groups have secured online ads to try and influence this voteSounds familiar. 

In a statement to the news agency, Facebook said it would “begin rejecting ads related to the referendum if they are being run by advertisers based outside of Ireland.” Read more…

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