Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

Facebook Is Reversing Its Ban on Cryptocurrency Ads—But There’s a Catch

Back in January, Facebook announced a ban on cryptocurrency-related advertising on its platform—a move that was soon echoed by Google. Now Facebook is partially reversing its ban. The social network and advertising giant will still aim to block ads that promote ICOs and so-called binary options, but it will now again accept ads for cryptocurrencies […]

Facebook is launching a new team dedicated to the blockchain. Messenger’s David Marcus is going to run it.

David Marcus is leaving Messenger to take over a new internal Facebook team dedicated to exploring blockchain technology. The team will be small at launch, fewer than a dozen people, but will include a few key Instagram executives who are moving over to join Marcus: Instagram’s VP of Engineering, James Everingham, and Instagram’s VP of […]

Facebook bans all cryptocurrency ads

Facebook has said it will block any advertising promoting cryptocurrency products and services, because many companies are not acting in “good faith” when extolling the virtues buying into virtual currencies. Under the new policy, advertising using phrases such as “New ICO! Buy tokens at a 15% discount NOW!” or “Use your retirement funds to buy […]