Political Advertising Category

April 3, 2019

The Ad Campaign: In Israeli Election Ads, to Stir up the Base, Anything Goes

Here are some commercials riling up voters on social media. They are in Hebrew and Arabic, but need no translation.

April 2, 2019

In India Election, False Posts and Hate Speech Flummox Facebook

With as many as 879 million eligible voters set to cast ballots in the coming weeks, Facebook is struggling to cope with the disinformation and hate speech that is circulating online.

March 31, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg’s Call to Regulate Facebook, Explained

Here’s why the Facebook chief executive invited Congress to regulate his company in a post on Saturday.