WOW! Facebook will pay users to log off before 2020 election

Facebook is offering users money to refrain from using the site and Instagram in the weeks leading up to the bitterly contested November elections.

To assess the impact of social media on voting, the company will pay selected members up to $120 to deactivate their accounts beginning at the end of September. “Anyone who chooses to opt-in – whether it’s completing surveys or deactivating FB or IG for a period of time – will be compensated,” Facebook spokesperson Liz Bourgeois tweeted last week.. said it expects 200,000 to 400,000 people to take part…

Mark Zuckerberg announced last Thursday that he was banning new political ads in the week before the election to curb misinformation.

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