Meta rolls out plan for midterms, pledges to remove misinformation

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Ads that present new claims in the final days of an election may be difficult to contest or fact-check in time. Meta will continue to reject ads encouraging people not to vote or calling into question the legitimacy of the upcoming election. The tech giant will invest an additional $5 million in fact-checking and media literacy initiatives ahead of the midterms.
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