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Political Campaigns Flood Streaming Video With Custom Voter Ads

Some political ad buyers are shying away from more restricted online platforms in favor of more permissive streaming services.

“Among our clients, the percentage of budget going to social channels, and on Facebook and Google in particular, has been declining,” said Grace Briscoe, an executive overseeing candidate and political issue advertising at Basis Technologies, an ad tech firm. “The kinds of limitations and restrictions that those platforms have put on political ads has disinclined clients to invest as heavily there.”

Read more in New York Times (subscription).