Before the U.S. election, Facebook will restrict advertising by news publishers with political backgrounds

Facebook on Tuesday announced a new policy to restrict politically connected U.S. publishers from advertising in the form of news articles ahead of the U.S. presidential election in November, Reuters reported. < / P > < p > under the new policy, Facebook will still allow any publisher with political connections to register as a news page, but the company will impose some restrictions: “news pages with these connections will not be eligible to be included in the Facebook news section.” < p > < p > Facebook said it would expand its advertising licensing policy to cover publishers with political backgrounds. Under the policy, Facebook will publicly disclose who pays for ads with social issues and election content. < / P > < p > the world’s largest online social network with 2.7 billion active users has come under fire for its lax attitude towards fake news reports and misinformation activities, which many believe affected the outcome of the 2016 US presidential election. Baidu continues to work on quantum computing to lay a solid foundation for new infrastructure construction