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How to report misleading advertising on Facebook | Social networks

Facebook allows users to mark advertisements in the news feed as misleading. The resource indicated in cases where a sponsored item brings incorrect information, suspicious prices or links that lead to false pages.

The complaint is made anonymously and can be useful in periods of great offers for online stores, such as Black Friday. Check out how to report fake advertisements that appear to you on Facebook.

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Tutorial shows how to denounce misleading advertising on Facebook Photo: Gabrielle Lancellotti / TechTudoTutorial shows how to denounce misleading advertising on Facebook Photo: Gabrielle Lancellotti / TechTudo

Tutorial shows how to denounce misleading advertising on Facebook Photo: Gabrielle Lancellotti / TechTudo

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Step 1. When a misleading advertising post appears to you, press the three-point button in the upper right corner of the ad in the news feed;

Action to check options for a product advertisement on Facebook Photo: Reproduction / Marvin CostaAction to check options for a product advertisement on Facebook Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Action to check options for a product advertisement on Facebook Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 2. Choose the option "Report ad" to continue;

Action to start an ad complaint on the Facebook feed Photo: Reproduo / Marvin CostaAction to start an ad complaint on the Facebook feed Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Action to start an ad complaint on the Facebook feed Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 3. Select the option "Misleading or spam" and press the "Send" button;

When reporting a misleading ad on the Facebook feed Photo: Reproduo / Marvin CostaWhen reporting a misleading ad on the Facebook feed Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

When reporting a misleading ad on the Facebook feed Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 4. Facebook will present a notice informing you that the complaint will be analyzed and suggests other actions on the matter, such as giving more information about the advertiser responsible for advertising. Press "Finish" to close the dialog box.

When finalizing a misleading ad on Facebook Photo: Reproduction / Marvin CostaWhen finalizing a misleading ad on Facebook Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

When finalizing a misleading ad on Facebook Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Use the tip whenever you find an ad with false information and suspicious links.

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