Facebook estimates that it has helped 2.5 million people register for voting on the main site, instagram and Messenger this year, the company said. It is more than a month before the 2020 election, which is already higher than the total of 2 million people it helped register in 2016 and 2018. But the company has set a goal of helping four million people register to vote this year, so there is still a way to go. < / P > < p > as part of its efforts to achieve this goal, the company launched a & quot; voting information center & quot; in August, which has resources on Facebook and instagram. This weekend, the company began showing users how to register voters at the top of Facebook, instagram and messenger. Facebook said it would continue to display the notices until September 25. < / P > < p > the company made a similar move in July. Facebook also launched a recruitment campaign for voting staff over the weekend and will offer paid leave to U.S. employees who want to staff polling stations. < p > < p > earlier this month, Facebook announced a series of developments aimed at helping to combat potential vote misleading, including expanding its policy against voter repression and saying it would stop accepting new political ads the week before election day. But they also said that if users don’t want to see political ads on Facebook now, they can turn it off. SpaceX beat blue origin and Northrop Grumman to win a $316 million air force contract