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Why Facebook’s political-ad ban is taking on the wrong problem | MIT Technology Review

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September 9, 2020

The idea of algorithmic manipulation schemes brainwashing large swaths of the US electorate online is a nice way to explain the polarized nature of American public opinion. But experts say it’s actually pretty unlikely that targeted political advertising has had much influence on voter behavior at all.

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Source: Why Facebook’s political-ad ban is taking on the wrong problem | MIT Technology Review

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