Facebook Exposes Minors to Harmful Ads

Posted October 14 2019 Alcohol Harm, alcohol marketing, Alcohol Policy, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, Digital Marketing, Facebook, News, Social Media Marketing

An investigation by the Guardian and the Danish Broadcasting Corporation has found Facebook has marked minors as “interested in” alcohol and gambling, thereby exposing them to harmful ads.
Facebook’s advertising tools show some 940,000 minors under the age of 18 years are flagged as being interested in alcoholic beverages and 740,000 are flagged as interested in gambling…

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