Feb 8, 2021

'Overtly sexual' cow blocked as Facebook ad

The owner of a small digital photo gallery has had pictures of wildlife, landscapes and buildings blocked by Facebook for supposedly containing "Overtly sexual" content. The blocks happen when Mike Hall tries to use the images as Facebook ads. After the BBC contacted Facebook about the matter, the ads were reinstated. Mr Hall does not intend to abandon his Facebook efforts. Advertising makes up the vast majority of Facebook's revenue, and analysts say a large percentage of ad spend comes from small businesses rather than big brands.

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