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Banning political ads will not solve social media's disinformation problem

Politicians exploit microtargeting of ethnic and religious minorities

| Indonesia
Twitter needs to do more to reduce disinformation beyond advertising.   © Reuters

In April 2016, seven months before the U.S. elected Donald Trump as president, Mark Zuckerberg told an audience of Facebook developers that his company was "building the technology to give everyone the power to share anything they want with anyone else."

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