"A political message earns reach when people decide to follow an account or retweet", Dorsey wrote.
The policy will come into effect on November 22, just weeks before the United Kingdom goes to the polls in a general election on December 12.
Facebook has faced criticism since it disclosed earlier in October that it will not fact-check ads by politicians or their campaigns.
The platform also plans to include "issue advocacy", which it defines as adverts that "refer to an election or a clearly identified candidate" or those that "advocate for legislative issues of national importance". "We believe this decision should not be compromised by money", he said.
Armed man in Oslo steals ambulance and rams bystanders Police declined to comment on whether authorities were treating it as a deliberate attack, the Reuters news agency reported. An armed man stole an ambulance and drove it into several people in the Norwegian capital of Oslo on Tuesday, police said.
Dorsey points out that digital political ads present a range of challenges to society, including: machine-learning based optimization of messaging and micro-targeting, unchecked misleading information and deep fake videos.
"Paying for reach removes that decision, forcing highly optimised and targeted political messages on people".
The Twitter CEO added later, "This isn't about free expression". This is is about paying for reach. "It's worth stepping back in order to address".
"Do you see a potential problem here with a complete lack of fact-checking on political advertisements?"
In a Tweetsorm posted Wednesday afternoon, Dorsey spelled out the rationale behind his company's decision.
In 2017, Think Progress reported that Chick-fil-A donated to organizations that supported discriminatory messages. Chick-fil-A will now let guests order from their mobile phone-while sitting at the table.
She said the government subsidises nearly half the operating costs of the metro, one of Latin America's most modern. Now the subway services are non-operational and a curfew has been put in place in Santiago .
The financier counted a number of high-profile politicians, entertainers, and business executives as his friends. Baden's comments suggest Epstein's family might contest the autopsy results in future legal proceedings.
Respondents in Quinnipiac's poll still believe Biden has the best chance of defeating President Trump in the general election. The poll was conducted with a sample size of 1,003 adults and has a margin of error of +/- 3.7 percentage points.
The Wolverines scored a touchdown in the second quarter to trail, 21-7, at halftime thanks to a 12-yard run by Zach Charbonnet. An unsportsmanlike conduct penalty against Penn State pushed the ball back to MI 49, but it didn't help the Wolverines .
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group, was captured and killed in a U.S. military raid in Syria on Monday. Defense Secretary Mark Esper offered some of his most detailed remarks to date about the mission at a news briefing on Monday.
The Department of Defense had directed Cooper, who had agreed to testify voluntarily, not to appear for her scheduled deposition . Elliot Mincberg, a senior fellow and counsel at People for the American Way, called Wednesday's actions a "diversionary tactic".
Esper said on Monday that he had not made a final decision on that option and had not yet presented it to President Donald Trump . With the USA pulling out its troops, Kurdish commander Mazlum Kobani is predicting his people will be slaughtered.
The town of Enfield also announced that trick or treat has been moved to Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. due to the weather forecast. Temperatures will range from 65 to 70 degrees Thursday but gusty winds will develop, as well as scattered showers.
Pence took China to task over its handling of pro-democracy protests that have rocked Hong Kong for more than four months. In an effort to quell the demonstrations, the government formally withdrew the bill on Wednesday .
As per the latest report, on Monday, the film has raked in Rs 2 crore on its twenty-first day at the box office. It created history by recording the biggest box office opening of all time (53.35 crores).
Senators grill Boeing CEO on 737 Max jet
On Tuesday, Senators focused their questions on Boeing's knowledge of problems with the MCAS sensor. Boeing Chief Government Dennis Muilenburg testifies at a listening to on the grounded 737 MAX .
Xiaomi to release its Apple Watch clone next month
The excitement in the company comes from the fact that this is the first time Xiaomi is launching a smartwatch under its Mi brand. In the image, we can see that the device will sport a 3D curved glass on the front and an Apple Watch Esque crown on the right.
Virgin Galactic to commence trading on NYSE
This allowed it to list Virgin Galactic shares without going through the traditional stock offering process. Branson is using an aircraft to carry a spaceship to high altitudes, where it blasts away.
Home plate umpire ripped for rough calls in World Series Game 5
Correa took the next pitch out of the park for a two-run homer, which gave the Astros their third and fourth runs of the game. He laboured through five innings in Game 1 of the World Series , allowing two runs and throwing 112 pitches, to get the win.
EU nations agree to Brexit extension until January 31
Mr Johnson wants a December 12 election, but looks unlikely to get the required support from two thirds of MPs. Montchalin said "the prime minister can pick up his phone and call Brussels to say: "I stop everything".
Syrian Kurdish forces say they killed close al-Baghdadi aide
Baghdadi's body was "mutilated by the blasts", so United States forces had to use a DNA test onsite to confirm his identity. The video shows debris and rubble strewn across the area, identified as Barisha in Syria, with damaged cars and buildings.
What to watch for on Opening Night
When both teams are tied at 85, watching the Clippers outscore the Lakers by double digits in that final frame is not a good look. This expected jump coupled with Kawhi Leonard leaving the conference, will lead to Tatum's first All-Star appearance.
Final 'Rise of Skywalker' trailer debuts
But despite that unexpected start, that didn't stop Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker from hitting lightspeed on its ticket sales. Gone is the cross-universe sexual tension between Star Wars' big-hitters seen in previous instalment, The Last Jedi .
Mitt Romney has a ridiculous Twitter alias: Pierre Delecto
Ashley Feinberg assumed Romney would be following his family members with the secret Twitter persona, and she assumed correctly. It's unclear why Mitt chose the alias Pierre Delecto , which we can all agree sounds like the name of a softcore porn star.
Dennis Quaid, 65, confirms engagement to Laura Savoie, 26
Just recently, they were spotted again holding their paddle boats while they were on a vacation at Waikiki Beach in Hawaii . Sunday evening saw the pair make their first red carpet appearance at the Midway special screening in Hawaii.