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Facebook tightens political ad rules, but says tools won't 'be perfect'

Aug 29, 2019 - Chicago Tribune

Facebook is tightening its rules around political advertising ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, acknowledging previous misuse. But it's not clear if it will be enough to stop bad actors from abusing its system.

The changes include a tightened verification process that will require anyone wanting to run ads pertaining to elections, politics or big social issues like guns and immigration to confirm their identity and prove they are in the country.

Beginning in mid-September...