Related Resources

Tools, Datasets, and Parallel Projects

  • MITH's GitHub repository that contains code used to extract metadata and images from the PDFs released by Facebook to Congress.
  • Facebook Ad Archive: a database of Facebook advertisements paid for by political candidates as well as paid for posts that Facebook has designated as "issue ads".
  • Pro-Publica Political Ad Collector: a project from ProPublica that allows users to contribute and browse political advertisements collected with a browser plugin.
  • Simon Willison created a searchable database of this dataset, which allows keyword searches, information about ad buys, and frequent targets.

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