Researchers Will Gain Access to Facebook Political Ad Targeting Information Starting Feb. 1

The data covers Aug. 3 through Nov. 3, 2020, and academics must apply to access the Facebook Open Research & Transparency platform

Information from Facebook's U.S. 2020 Election Spend Tracker will be downloadable Facebook

Academic researchers will gain access to more information about political ads that ran in the 90 days prior to the 2020 U.S. presidential election starting Feb. 1. David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.