It is unclear how long Facebook’s advertisers have been allowed to target users in mainland China, or even how those views are being recorded by the social media giant. Photo: ReutersIt is unclear how long Facebook’s advertisers have been allowed to target users in mainland China, or even how those views are being recorded by the social media giant. Photo: Reuters
It is unclear how long Facebook’s advertisers have been allowed to target users in mainland China, or even how those views are being recorded by the social media giant. Photo: Reuters

Facebook allows ads to be served to mainland China users despite a long-standing domestic ban

  • The social media giant’s ad-buying portal tells businesses they can target specific cities, including Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin
  • Facebook has been blocked in mainland China since 2009

Topic |   Facebook
It is unclear how long Facebook’s advertisers have been allowed to target users in mainland China, or even how those views are being recorded by the social media giant. Photo: ReutersIt is unclear how long Facebook’s advertisers have been allowed to target users in mainland China, or even how those views are being recorded by the social media giant. Photo: Reuters
It is unclear how long Facebook’s advertisers have been allowed to target users in mainland China, or even how those views are being recorded by the social media giant. Photo: Reuters
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