The email doesn't say when the ad ban will be lifted, but an Axios source says advertisers were told it would be at least a week.
"Given the likelihood of delayed election results this year, when polls close on November 3, we will pause ads referencing the 2020 election, the candidates or its outcome", Google spokesperson Charlotte Smith told The Washington Times.
Google, which earlier barred advertisers from microtargeting voters, said its ban will extend to state and local races as well as national races, and involves any ads that mention political figures, parties or ballot issues.
Google announced Friday it would ban ads related to the US elections while votes are being counted amid mounting pressure on tech companies to address concerns about their ad policies. But Facebook is taking it one step further by stopping all new election ads the week prior to Election Day.
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Booker then turned to bash President Donald Trump . "I think we're going to have it done easily before the election", he said. In this May 3, 2020 photo, the setting sun shines on the Supreme Court building on Capitol Hill in Washington .
However, the tech giant is looking beyond the path to the polls, as it expects "a substantial increase in election ad submissions" as we inch closer to November 3. Earlier this year, the Trump campaign bid successfully to run ads on YouTube's homepage leading up the election, Bloomberg News reported.
The company has said outright that it will start blocking election ads on Election Day after the voting period ends around the country.
Twitter Inc (N:) banned political ads past year, while Google has previously limited the ways election advertisers can micro-target voters.
The sweeping set of actions - the biggest the company has announced to date - comes amid what is expected to be a contentious election between President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden. Facebook will reject political ads claiming that a particular candidate has won the United States (US) Presidential Elections 2020 before the final results are tabulated, according to a report by Fast Company. Many Political leaders already declared their victory before the official result and run their google ads.