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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Facebook unblocks California GOP congressional candidate’s campaign ad

Legal Insurrection
"If she wins CA-16, and she could, Elizabeth Heng should send Facebook a big “Thank You” note."
. . . "The social media giant’s video team blocked one of her ads, but changed their mind once they received backlash.
"Elizabeth Heng, who is running against Democratic incumbent Jim Acosta, posted an inspiring campaign ad that began with chilling images from the Cambodian genocide in the 1970s while telling about her parents’ survival. The theme of her campaign: “Great things can come from great adversity.”
"It seems that the message may have been too powerful for Team Facebook.
Heng’s campaign said Facebook “revoked approval to advertise” the video last week. According to a screenshot posted to Twitter, Facebook said it was not approved because it does not adhere to its advertising policies.
“We don’t allow ads that contain shocking, disrespectful or sensational content, including ads that depict violence or threats of violence,” the message from Facebook read.
"The ad is compelling, which might explain a bit of the motivation behind Facebook’s decision:"

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