Facebook Takes Harsher Measures to Combat Ads Using Panic around Coronavirus
Facebook took harsher measures to combat advertisers who use public fear around the coronavirus outbreak. The platform also started banning ads for specific products like hand sanitizers and test kits. The measures seek to combat aggressive advertising that uses public panic around the pandemic.
This was an important step as many companies were trying to capitalize on the crisis that is taking many lives and having a devastating effect on businesses throughout the world.