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Facebook's political ad transparency tools roll out worldwide


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Facebook's efforts to improve transparency in political ads are now a truly global affair. The social site has made its transparency tools available to advertisers worldwide, letting them post political and issue ads so long as they're authorized. The disclosure policies remain the same -- if someone else paid for an ad, you should see a "paid for by" disclaimer. The ads themselves will sit in an Ad Library archive for seven years alongside data like the view count and demographics.

Accordingly, Facebook is expanding access to its Ad Library framework so that journalists, regulators ...


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