Facebook announced on Wednesday that it would not allow any ads on its services that attempt to legalize election results, including the upcoming U.S. election on November 3. Rob leathern, Facebook’s director of product management, tweeted: “last week we said we would ban ads that prematurely announce victory. Now, we’re not going to allow ads with content that’s trying to legitimize the election results. ” < p > < p > lesser said the policy would ban any advertising that calls certain voting methods, such as postal voting, fraudulent or corrupt. He also said Facebook’s new policy would also prohibit the use of isolated incidents of election fraud to deprive election results of legitimacy. < / P > < p > the change in Facebook policy comes at a time when President Donald Trump used social media to make a false statement that mailing a vote would lead to election fraud. Trump refused to promise a peaceful transfer of power after losing the election. Skip to content