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How much did the European institutions and parties pay for ads on Facebook?

By , |June 17th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

During last month’s European election campaign, the EU institutions and European political parties spent almost four million euro on paid Facebook posts. Data published by Facebook reveals how much was spent in each country, and who spent the most.

Political advertising on Facebook in South-East Europe

By , |June 17th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Data on political ads posted in the months leading up to the European elections highlights the differences between the political contexts in various member states. In Romania, it’s the national parties who spend the most, in Greece it’s individual candidates, and in Slovenia it’s the European Parliament.

Political ads on Facebook: who spent the most in Poland

By , |June 14th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Polish candidates to the European Parliament spent hundreds of thousands of złoty on Facebook ads. The most money was spent on European Coalition’s pages. Confederation, on the other hand, has clearly invested in the nationalist leader Krzysztof Bosak.  

How European parties seek to influence public opinion

By , |May 27th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Climate, the economy and ­– immigration. The candidates and parties standing in the European Parliament election are spending millions of euros on election advertising on Facebook. We have checked the contents of around 35,000 adverts from five different countries.