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We ran 2 fake ads pretending to be Cambridge Analytica — and Facebook failed to catch that they were frauds

Facebook introduced transparency tools for political ads this year to combat misinformation, but they can still be easily manipulated.

Exxon, Ben & Jerry’s among buyers of US$256 million in political ads on Facebook

ExxonMobil has spent more than US$2.1 million on Facebook ads since May, while Ben & Jerry's has spent more than US$401,000.

Google and Facebook dominate digital advertising — and they now account for 25% of all ad sales, online or off

Google and Facebook's share of the advertising pie — online and off — keeps on growing.

Instagram isn’t just for kids anymore — brands and businesses are flocking to it

The number of companies that have created Instagram profiles is soaring, and the number of advertisers on the service has doubled in just six months.

To keep its revenue growing, Facebook needs to look outside the US

Facebook's largest group of active users are abroad, but the company hasn't figured out how to make money off of them yet.
An ad from a Russia-linked account on Facebook run during the 2016 presidential election.

Here are some of the Russian Facebook ads meant to divide the US and promote Trump

Some of the ads portrayed Hillary Clinton as Satan's ally, promoted a US burqa ban, racial discord, and glorified Trump.

Facebook’s technology can be used to stoke divisions all over the world

Facebook's advertising problem isn't just a national political issue; it's a global one.

Facebook updates ad-targeting system after ProPublica discovers anti-Semitic categories

After ProPublica revealed how Facebook's algorithm enabled advertisers to serve ads to "Jew haters," the platform has been forced to respond.

Facebook Messenger just made itself a whole lot more attractive for brands

Facebook is making it easier for brands and businesses to engage with consumers and ultimately drive results on Facebook Messenger.