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Facebook limits election advertising

What’s new: Facebook has announced it will restrict ads about “social issues, elections, or politics” between October 27 and November 3.

Why this matters: Tech companies are trying to combat “fake news,” foreign influence operations, and other efforts to mislead US voters — all of which are likely to flood social media before Election Day.

Key points: According to an official Facebook post, the company will take the following actions:

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