Google lifted a similar one last week

The ad bans have restricted the ability of many campaigns, social interest groups and other advocacy operations from promoting posts on Facebook.
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By Scott Nover

1 hour ago

Facebook is lifting its ban on political advertising that the social media giant instituted after the polls closed on Election Day in November. Google lifted a similar ban last week, which was put in place following the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.