Along with Fake News, Facebook wants to get rid of people monetizing on Shocking Real News, Such as Crimes, Natural Disasters, Debated Social Issues, Terminal Illness's & more.

September 15, 2017

New rules were rolled out September 13th on Facebook Media's website explaining new Content Guidelines for people trying to monetize their articles and videos on Facebook. Those that don't follow these new rules could lose their Facebook monetization or their page all together. Once banned you will also not be able to advertise or boost posts on your page as a temporary ban.Facebook wants to make the Website more safe for kids as well as match advertisers ads to articles of the same interest.

 

The following may not be eligible for Monetization.

 

 

Misappropriation of Children's Characters

Content that depicts family entertainment characters engaging in violent, sexualized, or otherwise inappropriate behavior, including videos positioned in a comedic or satirical manner. For example, situations where characters sustain serious personal injury, are involved in vile or shocking acts, or involved in behavior such as smoking or drinking.

Tragedy & Conflict

Content that focuses on real world tragedies, including but not limited to depictions of death, casualties, physical injuries, even if the intention is to promote awareness or education. For example, situations like natural disasters, crime, self-harm, medical conditions and terminal illnesses.

Debated Social Issues

Content that is incendiary, inflammatory, demeaning or disparages people, groups, or causes is not eligible for ads. Content that features or promotes attacks on people or groups is generally not eligible for ads, even if in the context of news or awareness purposes.

Violent Content

Content that is depicting threats or acts of violence against people or animals, where this is the focal point and is not presented with additional context. Examples includes content featuring fights, gore, beatings of either animals or people, or excessively graphic violence in the course of video gameplay.

Adult Content

Content where the focal point is nudity or adult content, including depictions of people in explicit or suggestive positions, or activities that are overly suggestive or sexually provocative.

Prohibited Activity

Content that depicts, constitutes, facilitates, or promotes the sale or use of illegal or illicit products, services or activities. Examples include content that features coordinated criminal activity, drug use, or vandalism.

Explicit Content

Content that depicts overly graphic images, blood, open wounds, bodily fluids, surgeries, medical procedures, or gore that is intended to shock or scare.

Drugs or Alcohol Use

Content depicting or promoting the excessive consumption of alcohol, smoking, or drug use

Inappropriate Language

Content should not contain excessive use of derogatory language, including language intended to offend or insult particular groups of people

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