The neighbor then ran outside to confront the suspect, who ran to his vehicle and drove eastbound and out of view. The victim said she had left her rear passenger window open, providing access to the vehicle. The neighbor was not home at the time of the report, and no video surveillance could be located.
Were aware of mines but we could not find them. They were buried in the soft sand after the rain. Gholam Mahaiuddin sighs softly as he thinks of his 14 year old son, killed by a bomb dropped last century in the hills of Bamiyan. But a new investigation has found hundreds of adverts placed without declaring who paid for them, in breach of the site transparency rules.In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the social media giant last year began publishing details of who places and pays for adverts promoting political or social issues.Facebook said their tools make spending on political ads more transparent.But critics say told us it is still too easy to run such campaigns without declaring who is funding them.Hundreds of ads breaching Facebook transparency rulesIt has been almost a year since Facebook changed its rules so anyone placing a political advert was required to declare who paid for it.But an investigation by the JPIMedia Data Unit identified around 300 ads on the pages of local politicians and councils which were run without these disclaimers.This includes 40 placed on behalf of sitting MPs.There is no suggestion that any of the adverts had been deliberate attempts to deceive constituents.They were all identified and removed by Facebook, but some were seen hundreds of thousands of times before being deleted.Adverts placed by politicians, parties, lobby groups and others can be viewed by anyone through the .While this shows basic analytics about the types of people who saw each advert, it does not reveal how that demographic was targeted.Data and Democracy Officer at Open Rights Group, Pascal Crowe, warned that this battleground for political campaigns needs better regulating.”It also demonstrates that the rules that shape our elections are ripe for reform, he said.READ MORE: Facebook pulls down Conservative advert that ‘doctored’ BBC headlineexample, it is currently too easy to field a political advert on Facebook without revealing who is paying for that ad.”It is now perhaps easier than ever to game the system and avoid being held to account. Advertising in the digital ageThe Cabinet Office told us they are also working on making digital political advertising more transparent.A Government spokesperson said: should be greater transparency in political advertising, which is why we have already pledged to introduce the requirement for digital election material to be clearly branded.will bring forward technical proposals by the end of the year.”Facebook said people could report any concerns to themselves or regulators. Image: ShutterstockA spokesperson for Facebook added: industry leading tools are making it easier to see all political ads on our platforms, and archives them for seven years in Facebook Ad Library.are able to report concerns to us or regulators as appropriate.