Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said people should be able to judge the character of politicians themselves, while defending the company’s policy regarding false political ads. In an interview released Monday, he said in a democracy people should be able to see for themselves what politicians are saying.
A recent decision by Google marks a rare consensus between both sides of the isle. This month the tech giant announced it will no longer allow advertisers to use voter information to target political ads. Google and Facebook currently use a system to target consumers through their political affiliation.