Facebook slammed for rejecting ad featuring a plus-sized model

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Facebook has apologized to an Australian feminist group after blocking an advertisement featuring plus-sized model Tess Holliday in a bikini.

The social network had told the group, called Cherchez La Femme, that the image was rejected because Facebook’s guidelines do not allow health and fitness ads to depict a particular body weight as being either “perfect or extremely undesirable,” according to a screenshot posted to the group’s page.

“Ads like these are not allowed because they make viewers feel bad about themselves,” a Facebook ads rep said in the message. …

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Via: Mashable: Advertising

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