Facebook has been slowly tightening its rules and practices for the kinds of gun-related advertising it allows, and gun range owners are caught in the squeeze.
According to Facebook’s policy, it does not allow ads promoting sales of firearms, silencers, other weapons like knives and fireworks, and ads promoting the brandishing of firearms. It does allow things like ads promoting blogs, safety courses and accessories – the latter with limits.
Three gun-range businesses, in Okeechobee, Fla., Davenport, Iowa, and East Earl, Pa., reported that when they try to boost posts that seem to fall into those “safe” categories, they’re blocked. [Read More at Forbes]