“In a thoughtful thread, Dorsey laid out his case for banning both issue ads and campaign ads. Notably, he honed in on two things that make social ads unique: their speed, and the way they can target small niche communities at scale.” As the controversy builds around political ads (especially the lies) in Facebook, Twitter makes a move and bans all of them.

+ “Facebook isn’t defending free speech, it’s assaulting truth.” NYT: Aaron Sorkin: An Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg.

+ And … a reality check. Zuckerberg defends Facebook’s political ad policy as company posts blowout earnings.

+ Well, at least Facebook has a new policy on ‘sexual’ emoji (yes, that means the peach).