Facebook Explains How 20 Percent Ad Text Rule Is Enforced

No Comments

Many advertisers have been unhappy with Facebook over its rule that an ad image must contain no more than 20 percent text. Sister site Inside Facebook recently sat down with amember of Facebook’s policy team to gain a better understanding of the company’s controversial guidelines.


Facebook told the blog that the company uses both manual and automatic review procedures to see what kinds of ads make the cut. All image ads go through Facebook’s scanning tool, and then a select few are measured by humans. AsInside Facebook’s Brittany Darwell notes, this is why it seems like the rule is inconsistent.

Text on the actual product being advertise doesn’t count toward the 20 percent text rule, but the computer systems might not be able to tell the difference. Unless this kind of ad was among the hand-reviewed ones, the computer might automatically reject it.

Click here to read more.

My passion is guiding companies to online success. My expertise are search engine optimisation, pay per click advertising & social media marketing. How can I help you? Let's talk.

About us and this blog

We are a digital marketing company with a focus on helping our customers achieve great results across several key areas.

Request a free quote

We offer professional SEO services that help websites increase their organic search score drastically in order to compete for the highest rankings even when it comes to highly competitive keywords.

Subscribe to our newsletter!

More from our blog

See all posts