Clint Watts, a former FBI agent who happened to testify before the Senate on the Russian operations, thinks that while the researchers could provide more insights by analyzing the ads, showing them to the public would only cause more problems to rise.
“It creates a wild sea of conspiracies,” Watts said. “I do worry about the public. I don’t know if they really understand what they’re looking at. Everyone thinks they can somehow analyze Facebook. Often people aren’t equipped to do it.”