Facebook restarts political ad ban in Georgia following runoff votes

Site had temporarily exempted state from nationwide post-election ban ahead of Tuesday’s Senate votes

Facebook has announced it will again ban political advertising targeting users in the state of Georgia, following the election there on Tuesday.

The social media company said that, starting on Wednesday, Georgia users would again be subject to the US-wide political ad ban instated following the 3 November presidential vote. Facebook had temporarily lifted the ban in Georgia ahead of the runoff elections to allow political messaging to reach more voters.

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