Thousands of misleading Conservative ads side-step scrutiny thanks to Facebook policy
Online ads have become a central theme of the election, where parties can reach voters with micro-targeted messages.
UK General Election 2019: CCHQ’s fact-check stunt, fake newspapers and a squirrel hoax dominate the third week
First Draft’s investigations included deception from the Conservative Party, Momentum claiming BBC bias, and campaign literature masquerading as local newspapers.
Fake BBC Twitter account mocking Jo Swinson retweeted by Conservative election candidate
Conservative Felicity Buchan, who is standing in the hotly-contested seat of Kensington, shared the false claim targeting the Lib Dem leader.