PBS NewsHour

ProPublica tool finds misleading ads on Facebook

Clip: 02/10/2018 | 4m 35s

Amid an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, Facebook came under fire for its opacity on how it targets political ads. A few months ago, ProPublica released Political Ad Collector, a tool that crowdsources the job of monitoring ads -- including those that might not seem political at first. ProPublica’s Julia Angwin shares the findings with Hari Sreenivasan.

Aired: 02/10/18

Rating: NR

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