getting started with facebook for journalists

Face Ads Privacy Setting

Facebook would like your help to sell products and services to your friends. Recommendations that come from someone you know are more interesting and more effective than almost any other type of advertising.

You provide Facebook with information about yourself, your activities, your networks. Facebook can match these up with products and services that you use and transform  this information into an ad campaign targeted specifically at your friends.

facebook ad privacy

Here's a more readable image about Facebook ads.

facebook ad policy

Needless to say that as a journalist you want no part in Facebook's advertising program. Below is the recommended setting.

facebook ad recommended setting