Facebook's political ad system is still easily tricked
It approved ads falsely claiming to be from Mike Pence and ISIS.
Facebook’s political ad system still allows anonymous advertising
Anonymous attack ads have targeted a candidate in Virginia.
Twitter will shield ‘legitimate’ news orgs from its political ad policy
Criteria to qualify include monthly traffic and a searchable archive.
Facebook makes it easier for researchers to analyze its ad archive
A new API will sort by metrics like ad spend, impressions and demographics reached.
Google publishes its own archive of US political ads
Political ads that have run on any part of its platform are archived there.
Facebook's tougher policies delay Hispanic political ads
Its attempt to prevent interference is having unintended consequences.
Trump is one of the biggest political ad spenders on Facebook
Researchers are putting Facebook’s political ad archive to use.
Facebook is showing users all the ads a Page could serve
It's the latest effort to bring more transparency to its social network.
Facebook won't exempt publishers from new political ad policy
There's too much potential for abuse, according to Facebook.