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Facebook now prevents fake news pages from buying ads

The social media giant’s fight against fake news from spreading has now targeted the business aspect of it  

August 29, 2017 / 10:52 AM IST

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Facebook has now prevented pages that repeatedly spread fake news from advertising on its website.

Under Facebook’s rules, advertisers are not allowed to run ads that link to false stories, but this new update takes the ban a notch higher, by entirely banning such pages that sell fake content from advertising at all.

How will it be done?