Facebook will be removing certain elements of business page information section, that will be effective August, 1st 2019.
This Facebook update came after the investigation conducted by the CMA on the harm that digital marketers could have on consumers, CMA’s Online platforms and digital advertising market study.
This investigation is part of the UK governments wider digital marketing strategy to lay more regulations into the digital and digital marketing space. Previously, the CMA announced that it would be reviewing the digital ad industry when the after an “orderly exit from the EU”.
The sections that will be removed from Page information
- Company Overview
- Personal Interests
While the information may not be relevant, it could impact how the platform categorizes pages and makes recommendations, as Page information will now contain less insight.