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Facebook banning anti-vax adverts – but will leave posts discouraging jabs alone

Facebook banning anti-vax adverts – but will leave posts discouraging jabs alone

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Facebook is banning adverts that discourage people from having vaccinations, but posts from anti-vaxxers will still be allowed on the platform.Adverts that perpetuate false information about vaccinations, such as the discredited theory that they give people autism, are already banned by the platform, and the latest move will expand the ban to paid adverts that tell people not to have jabs. However, Facebook will allow a political exception, and adverts that "advocate for or against legislation or government policies around vaccines", including those for COVID-19, will still be allowed and have to be approved by the site. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player ...