Dec 4, 2018

Facebook bans the sale of community groups

Facebook has banned the selling of administration rights for community groups. One buyer told BBC News they bought groups to promote their own business. Community groups are traditionally set up by Facebook members in the local area, acting in a voluntary capacity. "We investigated [and found] that there are at least five, possibly more, local sales or community groups that this lot now own. They also say, 'If you want to put your advert on the banner, we'll charge you.'". BBC News contacted someone in the UK who buys local groups.

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