Despite Facebook’s push to provide more transparency into political advertisements, tens of thousands of ads have appeared that don’t clearly identify who paid for them, according to an New York University study. More than 86,000 Facebook pages displayed political ads that didn’t properly disclose the buyer, according to the study, which was first reported by the Washington Post. The study...
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