If your ad was rejected, it was likely because you violated Facebook’s extensive ad policy. Some of the rules are obvious ones, like the prohibition of targeting alcohol ads to minors, while some are obscure, like the prohibition of having too much text in your ads. Regardless of the nature of your Facebook ads violation, there are tactics you can utilize to avoid any additional future rejections.
A list of prohibited items or items to avoid selling on Facebook Marketplace-
- Tobacco products and related paraphernalia: Posts may not promote the sale of tobacco products or tobacco paraphernalia. Cigarettes, cigars, and chewing tobacco
- Ammunition, explosives, and weapons: Posts may not promote the sale or use of weapons, ammunition, or explosives. Such as: Firearms and firearm parts
- Animals: Posts may not promote the sale of any animals, such as: Live animals, Pets, Livestock
- Illegal, prescription, or recreational drugs: Posts may not promote the sale of illegal, prescription, or recreational drugs.
- Healthcare products: Posts may not promote certain healthcare products and services, including medical devices, smoking cessation products containing nicotine, body parts or fluids, or posts that contain “before and after” images.
- Subscriptions or digital products: Posts may not promote downloadable digital content, digital subscriptions, or digital accounts.
Reasons why Facebook rejected your listing-
- Your product image is not clear or too much text
- Your ads show before and after pictures
- Your ads image portrays non-existent functionality
- Your images are over sexual
- Your ads illegally target minor
Steps to take if listing disapproved?
If your listing has been rejected for violating Facebook’s Commerce Policies and you feel it was a mistake, you can request a review from Facebook help center.