FB unpublihing Gambling Pages?

bonustreak

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Has anyone else had an issue with FB closing pages?

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no, but if I set age restriction I get this:

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From facebook.com/page_guidelines.php
IV. Page Content
A. Pages promoting the private sale of regulated goods or services (including firearms, alcohol, tobacco, or adult products) must restrict access to a minimum age of 18.
B. Pages that promote or facilitate online gambling, games of skill or lotteries, including online casino, sports books, bingo, or poker, are only allowed in specific countries with prior authorization from Facebook.

Was this always there?
 

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I don't think it was always there :(
Yeah I also cannot remember that I read that before when we made our page, only the thing about selling tobacco and alcohol :(

I guess they are in progress cleaning up and we all may say goodbye to our FB pages?!
 

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They unpublished my page too. When I appealed, they said that it's because I have links to gambling sites. So I deleted the account. I find google+ to be a good alternative.
 

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There was a spat of FB account closures back in 2013/14. Was an article about it over at CAP. If my memory serves me well, a couple of affiliates (who had largish FB Fan pages) received notification from FB if they commenced advertising on FB, their Fan Pages would remain, otherwise they'd get deleted.

I believe the minimum spend is $10K per month to stay safe.

B. Pages that promote or facilitate online gambling, games of skill or lotteries, including online casino, sports books, bingo, or poker, are only allowed in specific countries with prior authorization from Facebook.

Prior Approval means, if you spend $10K p/m is min with FB, then your gambling pages are safe, if not they get deleted.
 

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Yeah there are also a few threads over at GPWA about facebook banning gambling pages a few months back. That being the case, I have pretty much stopped using facebook for anything gambling related... I will spend my efforts where they may be less wasted.
 

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Ryan what are your best alternatives? I thought Google+ was a failure?
That is a good question, that I unfortunately don't have a good answer for! Here is an article I read just a while ago concerning the future of G+ wired.com/2015/03/google-knew-dead-google-still-social-network/

As for now Google search, they still very much shows Plus pages in its results, especially if you are logged in and have liked a page.. and I can use it with no fear that they will ban me for having gambling related content.

Aside from that, I try to stay active on pretty much everything in your signature. You seem to have all the major social players covered imo... In fact, after looking at your profiles you should be the one giving me advice ;)
 

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If Fb pages are dead, I will use Google+, Twitter, Pinterest,Instagram, Reddit, etc. I will not stop. I will find a way to promote my sites.
 
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