Biden campaign asks Facebook, Twitter and Google to take down Trump ad (page 2)

Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images Joe Biden’s presidential campaign sent a letter to Twitter Wednesday, asking that the platform reject any political ads placed by Donald Trump’s reelection campaign that are found to be misleading or false. Twitter did not respond to the campaign’s request, but said, in a statement to The Verge Thursday night, that the Trump ad Biden’s campaign focused on — which claims the former vice president coerced Ukraine into firing a prosecutor tied to his son Hunter — did not violate the platform’s rules. “The ad you cited is not currently in violation of our policies,” a Twitter spokesperson says. “Additionally, we’ve received the letter and intend to respond.” The Biden campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment regarding... Continue reading…

Biden campaign asks Facebook, Twitter and Google to take down Trump ad

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's campaign sent letters over the last week to Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, asking them to take down a social media ad ...

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Facebook rejected Biden request to pull false Trump ad about Ukraine - CNET

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Wed 9 Oct 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Wed 9 Oct 19 from TechCrunch

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Wed 9 Oct 19 from Engadget

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