Facebook’s ad platform is quick to learn, easy to use and incredibly profitable. But the complex algorithms that make the ads run are still a black box for most people, and that can create problems—particularly when it comes to politics. This week on Decrypted, Bloomberg Technology’s Sarah Frier and Brad Stone take a look at the some of the unintended consequences Facebook’s ad system, and why fixing them is harder than you might think.
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Running time 23:18