Facebook Mulling Policy Changes On Gun-Themed Pages

Facebook may announce company policy changes for gun-related pages in the coming weeks, VentureBeat has learned.

The social network has been under pressure from the powerful Mayors Against Illegal Guns and the Moms Demand Action civic group to ban gun-themed fan pages on the site.

Sources close to the conversations told VentureBeat, “Talks are progressing. The discussions are ongoing; there have been positive developments.”

An extensive investigation by VentureBeat last week revealed that adults and children were making arrangements to buy, sell, and trade guns through the many Facebook fan pages devoted to guns and the people who use them, sometimes in violation of federal and state gun laws.

Read the rest of the article: http://venturebeat.com/2014/03/03/facebook-to-announce-policy-changes-on-gun-themed-pages-exclusive/

If that comes to fruition, I’ll close The Weapon Blog’s Facebook page and focus all my attention on the Google+ page.

2 thoughts on “Facebook Mulling Policy Changes On Gun-Themed Pages

  1. Contact the advertisers sponsoring the pop up ads that appear on your FB page and let them know what you think of FB’s plans.

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