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Facebook bans anti-vaccine ads, with some exceptions
October 14, 2020
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Facebook announced on Tuesday that it will ban ads that discourage people from getting a vaccine but will still allow ads that advocate for or against government policies around vaccines.
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The company said that it already bans ads with vaccine "hoaxes" that have been publicly identified by leading global health organizations like the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The company’s latest policy expands the ban to ads that discourage vaccines for any reason.