MMusic streaming huge music company has announced that it will stop broadcasting political advertising in the year 2020 elections.
A spokesman for the company, which has more than 100 million users, told the cable TV news business, this decision is because music does not have the ability to”responsibly verified”ads, although he did not rule out changing that policy in the future.
“At this point in time, we do not yet have the necessary level of robustness in our procedures, systems and tools responsible to verify and review this content. We will re-evaluate this decision, we will continue to develop our capabilities,”the spokesman said.
The new policy expected results early next year will only affect customers in the USA, because it is the only market, sales of political advertising. Political ads have been running on the platform, in the past, including those from the Republican National Committee and Bernie Sanders.
Policy change is one of the many major technology companies. In October, Twitter announced that it prohibited political advertising and TikTok also said that it does not allow political advertising on its app. Other company, etc. And Facebook still allows such advertisement.