Why Facebook may disable your account

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10/21/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Do you promote your business on Facebook using your personal account? If so, you’re violating Facebook’s terms of service, and Facebook may remove your content and/or disable your account.

An easy fix
Facebook personal accounts are for individuals, while Facebook Pages are for businesses, organizations, and brands. To promote your business and comply with Facebook’s rules, you can either create a Facebook Page for your business or convert your personal account to a Facebook Page

Other rules might apply
Keep in mind that your Facebook posts may also have to comply with real estate advertising rules. Click here to read two FAQs about advertising on Facebook. 

Categories: Business tips, Legal
Tags: legal, legal faq, marketing, social media, facebook, advertising


Joe on 10/22/2015

I certainly abide by TREC rules on advertising, but with all of the crap on FB I’m certainly not worried about what FB might try to do to my FB account. Almost everyone I know on FB talks about their “business” on FB pages. I personally don’t lose sleep over what FB might do because I posted info about a recent listing or sale of mine.

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