KEY POINTS
  • Meta revealed on Tuesday more details about its advertising policies related to the upcoming election cycle throughout the world and the use of artificial intelligence in the ad-creation process.
  • Meta will require advertisers throughout the world to disclose whether they have used AI or related digital editing techniques "to create or alter a political or social issue ad in certain cases," Nick Clegg, Meta's president of global affairs wrote.
  • The social networking giant will also block new political, electoral and social issue ads during the final week of the U.S. elections.

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Facebook co-founder and Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg sits in his seat inside a bipartisan Artificial Intelligence Insight Forum for all U.S. senators hosted by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 13, 2023.


Meta revealed on Tuesday more details about its policies on political ads, including a mandate that advertisers disclose when they use artificial intelligence to alter images and videos in certain political ads.

Nick Clegg, Meta's president of global affairs, explained the new ad policies in a blog post, characterizing them as "broadly consistent" with how the social networking giant has typically handled advertising rules during previous election cycles.

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