Twitter fixed the biggest problem with its promoted political tweets


Twitter announced it was making a change to its policy on political ad tweets, and in doing so it’s fixed on of the biggest problems with those promoted tweets — namely, that the information about them wasn’t easily accessible. The policy applies to ads that “advocate for legislative issues of national importance,” such as gun control, climate change, abortion, immigration, national security, and the like. Now those ads will be marked with a label such as this: See that blue hyperlink that says “Learn More”? That right there fixes a heretofore unaddressed problem with political ads on the site. When…

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