Facebook Inc. FB -0.21% said it would suspend indefinitely all political and social-issue advertising in the U.S. after the polls close Nov. 3, in its latest move to combat potential confusion and abuse related to the election.

The policy, disclosed Wednesday, adds to an announcement by Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg last month that Facebook will bar new political ads in the week leading up to Election Day and flag any candidates’ premature claims of victory. He said at the time that he worried about an increased risk of civil unrest given the division over the presidential race and the potential for a delayed outcome. Read More..