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Facebook will confirm location of election ad purchases by sending postcards



Facebook will confirm location of election ad purchases by sending postcards


Facebook will send postcards by mail to verify the presence of advertisers in the country, an interesting option for a security practice to avoid election financing by foreign nationals, which is illegal in the United States.

Katie Harbath is the global director of company governance policy and outreach Facebook told a meeting of the National Association of Secretaries of State in Washington on Saturday that Facebook would begin sending postcards to potential political ad buyers to confirm they live in the country.

The recipient will receive a postcard at his address and will have to enter a code in Facebook to continue buying the ad, to confirm identity and address. it has been reported that a group of 13 people Russian nationals have been accused of interfering in the country’s past elections through operations that included fake social media accounts to increase current US President Trump’s chances of winning.

It is said that it will not solve it completely, since it will probably continue to be done but in less quantity, yes, it will help reduce this from what is considered a problem. crime in the countrynow not much has been done on this subject but we hope that this measure of reduce problems and fraud.

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Facebook is one of the most used social networks today, and that is why you must have security to avoid any fraud. Some social networks have been criticized for not doing enough to prevent false advertising among them are Twitter, Facebook and Google they went to testify in front of the Senate last fall on the issue of spreading misinformation and influencing elections that have passed.

What do you think of this implementation by Facebook?

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