New French translation published in Exposing the Invisible: the Kit -"ad.watch" Investigative Case Study

"ad.watch: Investiguer sur les Publicités Politiques sur Facebook" (ad.watch - Investigating Political Advertisements on Facebook), par/by Manuel Beltrán and Nayantara Ranganathan

Check the newly published French translation of the investigative case study: "ad.watch - Investigating Political Advertisements on Facebook" here.

This is a methodology guide developed by our friends Nayantara Ranganathan and Manuel Beltrán from Persuasion Lab following their year-long efforts to collect data on paid political ads from Facebook, Twitter, Google, Snapchat and Reddit platforms. Read more about their work here and explore the data here.


The guide in short:


en français

ad.watch: Investiguer sur les Publicités Politiques sur Facebook

Par Manuel Beltrán and Nayantara Ranganathan (traduit par Xavier Coadic)

Deux investigateurs retracent leur processus de création du projet ad.watch, une enquête de type recherche-ouverte sur la publicité politique sur Facebook. Cette étude de cas retrace le déroulement du projet - avec ses révélations, ses obstacles, ses techniques et ses outils - et l'évolution d'une ressource et base de données croissante qui facilite les investigations sur les publicités politiques à travers le monde.

lire le guide en français ici


in English

ad.watch - Investigating Political Advertisements on Facebook

by Manuel Beltrán and Nayantara Ranganathan

Two investigators trace their process of creating the project ad.watch, an open-research-style investigation into political advertising on Facebook. This case study traces the project’s evolution - with its revelations, roadblocks, techniques and tools - from a limited endeavour to a growing resource that facilitates investigations on political ads around the world.

read the guide in English here

First published on November 8, 2020