Tens of Thousands of Political Ads on Facebook Lacked Key Details About Who Paid for Them, New Report Finds

The Facebook ad purchased by a page called “Angry Buckeyes” in December seemed ordinary at first: It cited a news article that claimed President Trump’s tariffs on China could cost Americans.

But the ad actually belonged to an apparent cluster of pages that paid to promote similar messages, didn’t fully disclose their backers, and sought to influence voters in key battleground states…

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