Facebook’s parent company Meta will remove sensitive ads beginning on January 19, 2022.
Ads related to health, race or ethnicity, political affiliation, religion, sexual orientation will be removed.
Advertisers can now target people who have expressed interest in issues, public figures.
Meta has been under intense scrutiny from regulators and the public.
Meta Platforms Inc. said that the decision was “not easy”.
This change may negatively impact some businesses and organizations.
The move marks a key shift in the company’s approach to social and political advertising.