Political campaigns are targeting you on Facebook. Help us find out how. - 2018-04-17

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F182.png Political campaigns are targeting you on Facebook. Help us find out how. April 17, 2018, CBC News

Around 23 million Canadians use Facebook every month, and with elections looming in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick and a federal campaign next year, those users will no doubt be besieged by political ads on the social media platform.

But unlike on TV and radio, political ads online are not strictly regulated.

They're also targeted at individual users or narrow demographic groups, making it difficult for the public to get an overview of the full range of ads being used in political campaigns and harder for media and watchdog groups to fact check the claims being made in those ads.

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