Facebook: Facebook bans foreign advertisers from Irish abortion referendum

CNET: Facebook bans foreign advertisers from Irish abortion referendum . “Facebook has banned foreign spending on ads related to an upcoming Irish vote on its abortion law, saying it’s concerned groups outside of the country may try to influence the outcome of the sensitive referendum. The social network said on Tuesday it would reject ads related to the May 25 vote, which could repeal the country’s ban on abortion if the messages were purchased by ‘advertisers outside of Ireland.’ Ireland doesn’t allow political donations from other countries, but its laws don’t cover advertising on social media.