A political campaign app designed for the Likud party in Israel has been found to include a basic API flaw that exposed the personal information of almost 6.5 million users. Likud, the party of Israeli prime minister Netanyahu, designed the app to help users receive campaign news and updates.
Facebook doesn't fact check or monitor the content of political ads. Instead, the company offers Facebook Ad Library, Ad Library Report, and the Ad Library API so researchers can study how users are targeted on Facebook, and monitor Facebook Ads' impact on elections. Are the tools working?