Facebook Ads Library Assessment

Research report

Website/link: https://disinfo.quaidorsay.fr/en/facebook-ads-library-assessment

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Published date: December 1, 2020

Country: France

Region: Europe

Subject tag: Advertising | Data Access

An analysis of Facebook’s Ad library that highlights a number of limitations including: public reports do not contain ad content, lack of information on ad funders, incomplete API documentation, poor availability of both API and reports, brittle pagination prevents batch downloads, undocumented rate limiting, traceability of all political studies, no automated access to ad media, poor data integrity,