Facebook will begin selectively asking for a US government-issued ID and address

Facebook will make it a lot harder for anyone to do what the Russians did during the 2016 election using fake accounts

Facebook will make it a lot harder for anyone to do what the Russians did during the 2016 election. FB will verify the…

The move is designed to prevent users who run pages using fake accounts from hiding their true identity. The firm will ask those placing political ads for a US government-issued ID and a physical mailing address. A unique code will be sent to the address - and will need to be inputted before the advertising is allowed to run.

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