Twitter rolled out new rules for political advertising to eliminate unauthorized advertisers to sustain transparency and curb manipulation.
Ahead of coming U.S. midterm elections, the advertisers need to certify from Federal Election Commission to identify themselves they are located in the U.S., said in its Twitter blog.
The political campaigning is applicable except the following countries like Brazil, Morocco, Pakistan, South Korea, Vietnam, Malaysia. Twitter Inc made mandatory for the United States.
How to get FEC license for Political Campaigning
- Ads advocating for or against a clearly identified candidate for Federal Office.
- Foreign nationals are prohibited from targeting political campaigning advertisements to the U.S.
Source: Twitter Blog