Facebook is suspending advertisements for “weapon accessories and protective gear” for up to two days after the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, BuzzFeed News reported. The move came after a report from Ryan Mac and Craig Silverman of Buzzfeed News, employee complaints and two separate letters to Facebook certain attorneys general and senators. A letter to Facebook by four attorneys general said: “Facebook Micro-targeted advertising of this type of equipment, including to audiences that have an affinity for extremist content and election disinformation, could promote and facilitate further politically motivated attacks . Visit the Business Insider homepage for more stories.
Facebook will pause advertisements for “weapon accessories and protective gear” ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20, Buzzfeed News reported on Saturday.
This move comes after a recent report by Ryan Mac and Craig Silverman of Buzzfeed News,…
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