Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Friday his company is banning ads that portray individuals from a specific ethnicity, caste, gender, immigration origin, race or sexual orientation as a physical or health threat. Also, Facebook will label hateful and similar content even on posts it deems newsworthy. While 100 brands have pulled roughly $76 million in ads in recent days due to policies, Zuckerberg held firm as a free speech proponent, saying, "I am committed to making sure Facebook remains a place where people can use their voice to discuss important issues."
Facebook amends ad, post policies amid advertiser exodus
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