Facebook, Instagram Crack Down on Content, Ads Promoting Conversion Therapy

Twitter already had a similar policy in place

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Facebook said late last week that it will expand its policies on hate speech to include content that advertises or promotes conversion therapy, and that move applies to Instagram, as well.

Instagram public policy director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa Tara Hopkins confirmed the update in a statement: “We don’t allow attacks against people based on sexual orientation or gender identity, and we are updating our policies to ban the promotion of conversion therapy services.

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