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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Julia Angwin

What We Do And Don’t Know About Facebook’s New Political Ad Transparency Initiative

On Thursday, Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced several steps to make political ads on the world’s largest social network more transparent. The changes follow Facebook’s acknowledgment earlier this month that $100,000 worth of political ads were placed during the 2016 election cycle by “inauthentic accounts” linked to Russia.

September 25, 2017