Ellen Weintraub

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Facebook announced on Thursday that it won’t police the truthfulness of political ads on its site. It also won’t limit how campaigns use the platform to send ads to certain people.

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Facebook announced on Thursday that it won’t police the truthfulness of political ads on its site. It also won’t limit how campaigns use the platform to send ads to certain people.

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