Anyone who wants to run ads about elections or politics in these countries will need to confirm their identity with an ID issued from the country they want to run ads in and disclose who is responsible for the ad. An advertiser can select themselves, a Page they run or their organization to appear in the “Paid for by” disclaimer. We require that the advertiser provide additional information, like a local business address, local phone number, email and website, if they choose to use their organization or Page name in the disclaimer. These requirements hold advertisers accountable for the ads they run on Facebook and Instagram.
Authorizations may take a few days to complete so advertisers should start this process now to help avoid delays in running these types of ads.
Ad Library and API
Authorized advertisers will have their ads and the information used to confirm their disclaimer placed in the Ad Library for seven years. There, people can learn more about the ad, such as its range of impressions and spend, as well as demographic information, such as age, gender and location, about the people who saw the ad.