How are ads about social issues, elections or politics identified on Instagram?

When ads about social issues, elections or politics appear on Instagram, they're required to include information about who paid for them. In Feed or Stories, an ad about social issues, elections or politics will say Paid for by below the photo or video, and you'll see information listed about the sponsor of the ad.

Reporting an ad about social issues, elections or politics

If you see an ad about social issues, elections or politics on Instagram that doesn't have a label showing who paid for it, you can report it. To report an ad:

  1. Tap (iOS) or (Android) above the post.
  2. Tap Report.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Ad Library

Ads about social issues, elections or politics that have appeared on Instagram on or after May 22, 2018, will also appear in the Ad Library. Learn more about the Ad Library.

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