Facebook to remove some sensitive ad targeting options, starting Jan. 19

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Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc. FB, -0.96% said Tuesday that, as of Jan. 19, it will remove detailed targeting options that relate to topics people may perceive as sensitive, such as health, race, ethnicity, political affiliation, religion or sexual orientation. A year ago, company Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg overruled staffers who called for tougher restrictions on such practices. The move comes as Meta Platforms confronts increased pressure from lawmakers and regulators to clean up content or suffer punitive actions.

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