Ahead of the 2016 US presidential election, Facebook and other platformswere used by foreign groups to stoke political tensions in the country. And in order to deter a repeat of that situation, Facebook has implemented some safeguards, one of which is its revamped political ad system. In April, the company began requiring anyone wanting to post a political ad to verify their identities and locations and in May, ads themselves began to feature a “Paid for by” disclosure. But that system isn’t as rigorous or as transparent as Facebook has touted it to be, and a new report from Vice News highlights some of the problems.

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