Presidential elections 2019Facebook blocked all political advertising in Ukraine, – mediaPhotos:

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20.03.19 39830

Company Facebook, which promised to tighten the rules on political advertising, today stopped her in her social network in Ukraine to verification of customers.

This is reported by Ukrainian news.

Now when I try to run the related policy, the social network asks the customer to send proof of identity. Despite the fact that advertising is paid with Bank card, where already specified owner – physical or legal person.

Documents in the Ukrainian language, including your passport, are not accepted. Facebook warns that the assessment procedure the company will take from 48 to 72 hours.

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Innovation will affect all socio-political publishers, advertising agencies and other players in the media market that are promoting your content to Facebook.

Thus, the social network wants to prevent a possible interference in the electoral process via social media. Now the ads for the election, in this social network can only accommodate advertisers that are directly in that country.

As previously reported by the Focus:

  • The CEC stated that it was formed all the election commissions in foreign election district.
  • Also the CEC has already decided what will be the ballot in the presidential election.