Casey Newton / The Verge:

Facebook’s choice to allow political ads with misinformation, while making ad details public, is not a perfect decision but it is a sensible and democratic one  —  It’s a problem that needs more than a technical solution  —  If you see an ad on Facebook, should the contents of that ad be true?

Facebook's choice to allow political ads with misinformation, while making ad details public, is not a perfect decision but it is a sensible and democratic one (Casey Newton/The Verge)
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