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A new section has been added called "14. Limited originality of content".
A new section called "Sharing Content" has been added to the "Pages-Specific Policies".
A new section has been added entitled "Processing of data for Page Insights in the EEA".
Changes under "Cover Photos and Profile Pictures" saying that it must not include a verified checkmark.
This document has been rewritten and renamed from "Pages Terms" to "Pages Policies".
A new section has been added called "Jobs on Pages".
New terms concerning "Showmarks on Show Pages".
New terms added under the "Page Content" section.
The "Collection of Data" section has been amended (mostly with terminology updates).
The "Collection of Data" section has been updated concerning the use of information obtained from a person's job application.
The paragraph on "Name Changes and Merges" has been changed.
A new section on "Branded content" has been added.
Minor update: removed reference to "Section 3" of the Facebook Platform Policies in the "Collection of Data" section.
Concerning Promotions, you're not allowed to say "tag your friends in this post to enter" to administer them.
Some terms have been moved to a new section entitled "Page Content", with an additional condition: "Pages must not contain false, misleading, fraudulent, or deceptive claims or content."
The wrong section was referred to in the platform policies.
Strange! A day later, the link to the Government Terms have been removed.
A link has been added to a new privacy document concerning Government Terms
New general terms added.
Various new page terms added.
Significant changes, please review carefully.
Terms removed concerning image and text proportions for covers.
Significant terms added.
Changes stating that third-party ads are prohibited, without facebook's prior permission.
Conditions removed concerning the cover of a Page Feature. Things like not allowing price or purchase information to be displayed, contact information, references to Facebook features or calls to action have been removed from this version.
A new condition added concerning images on the Cover of a Page Feature (section III. B.)
A new condition was added under section D. Offers (only merchant or manufacturers can run offers).
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1. Overview  Understanding Our Policies  The following terms, as well as our Data Policy, Community Standards and Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, apply to all creators and administrators of Pages, Groups and Events on Facebook. You are responsible for ensuring that your Page, Group, or Event complies with all applicable laws, statutes, and regulations. 2. General Policies for Pages, Groups, and Events  1. Misleading Or False Pages, Groups, or Events  Pages, Groups, and Events must not be misleading, fraudulent, or deceptive. Learn more 2. Impersonation  Pages, Groups, and Events must not impersonate or falsely represent a brand, entity, or public figure. Where a Page, Group, or Event is being used to express support for or interest in a brand, entity, or public figure, it must make clear in the name or description that it is not an official representation. Learn more 3. Gambling  Pages, Groups, and Events must not facilitate or promote online gambling, online real money, games of skill, or online lotteries without our prior written permission.  4. Inaccurately Tagged Content  Pages, Groups, and Events must not inaccurately tag content or encourage users to inaccurately tag content.  5. Incentivization  Pages, Groups, and Events must not incentivize people to misuse Facebook features or functionality. Learn more3. Promotions on Pages, Groups, and Events  Communicating a Promotion  If you use Facebook to communicate or administer a promotion (ex: a contest or sweepstakes), you are responsible for the lawful operation of that promotion, including: 

	 The official rules;
	 Offer terms and eligibility requirements (ex: age and residency restrictions); and
	 Compliance with applicable rules and regulations governing the promotion and all prizes offered (ex: registration and obtaining necessary regulatory approvals).

 Required Content  Promotions on Facebook must include the following: 

	 A complete release of Facebook by each entrant or participant; and
	 Acknowledgement that the promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook.

 Administration of a Promotion  Promotions may be administered on Pages, Groups, Events, or within apps on Facebook. Personal Timelines and friend connections must not be used to administer promotions (ex: “share on your Timeline to enter” or “share on your friend's Timeline to get additional entries”, and "tag your friends in this post to enter" are not permitted).  Assisting Promotions  Facebook will not assist you in the administration of your promotion, and you agree that if you use our service to administer your promotion, you do so at your own risk. 4. Collection of Data on Pages, Groups, and Events  Collecting Data From Users  If you collect content and information directly from users, your Page, Group or Event must make it clear that you (and not Facebook) are collecting it, and must provide notice about and obtain user consent for your use of the content and information that you collect. Regardless of how you obtain content and information from users, you are responsible for securing all necessary permissions to reuse their content and information.  Automated Collection of Data  Your Page, Group or Event must not collect users' content or information, or otherwise access Facebook, using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers) without written permission from Facebook.  Calls to Action  Your Page, Group or Event cannot use information obtained from a person’s interaction with your Page's call-to-action button for any purpose other than to provide the service associated with the call-to-action button. If you want to use this information for any other purpose, first obtain a person’s explicit consent.  Processing of Data for Page Insights in the EEA  Where you are in the EEA, the processing of data for Page Insights may be subject to the Page Insights Controller Addendum, which forms part of this Pages, Groups and Events Policy. 5. Pages-Specific Policies  1. Platform Policy  Apps on your Page must comply with the Facebook Platform Policy.  2. Page Names  Page names must not include profanity, excessively incorrect grammar or punctuation, and must not consist solely of generic terms or locations. Learn more 3. Content Visibility  Content posted to a Page is public and can be viewed by everyone who can see the Page.  4. Cover Photos and Profile Pictures  Your Page's cover photo or profile picture must not include a verified checkmark, and also must not include third-party products, brands or sponsors.  5. Showmarks  Showmarks on Show Pages must accurately represent the show, and must not represent the parent entity or network.  6. Online Pharmacies  Pages must not promote the sale of prescription pharmaceuticals. Pages for online pharmacies may be permitted with Facebook's prior approval.  7. Age Gating  You must restrict access by age using Facebook Page gating functionality as necessary to comply with applicable laws and regulations.  8. Post Preview  When sharing a third party link from your Page, you must not edit any elements of the post preview.  9. Upload Functionality  You must not misuse Facebook's upload functionality in connection with your Page Learn more 10. Name Change and Merges  Name changes and merges must not result in a misleading or unintended connection and must not substantially change the Page’s subject matter  11. Regulated Goods  Pages promoting the private sale of regulated goods or services (including firearms, alcohol, tobacco, or adult products) must restrict access to a minimum age of 18.  12. Driving Traffic to Third Party Apps and Sites  You must not accept anything of value to drive traffic to an app or site that engages in traffic arbitrage, or one that contains a disproportionate volume of ads relative to content, or content that is highly sexual, shocking, clickbait, or promotes scams.  13. Sharing Content  Content you post to your Page may be reshared by other admins of the Page to other Facebook Products connected to the Page.  14. Limited Originality of Content  Pages must not post or share content that primarily consists of minimal original content. 6. Branded Content on Pages  Branded Content  Branded content must comply with the Facebook Branded Content Policies.  Show Pages Show Pages must not include branded content within show marks or show trailers, and must comply with the Facebook Branded Content Policies.  Necessary Disclosures  Your Page must include all necessary disclosures to people using Facebook, such as any disclosures needed to indicate the commercial nature of content posted by you. 7. Jobs on Pages Policies  Misleading, Deceptive, or Fraudulent Jobs  Job posts must not promote employment opportunities that are misleading, deceptive, or fraudulent. Learn more Illegal Products and Services  Job posts must not promote employment opportunities that involve illegal activity, products, or services. Learn more Discrimination  Job posts must not unlawfully discriminate against applicants based on any protected characteristics, including, but not limited to, RACE, ETHNICITY, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, AGE, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, FAMILY STATUS, DISABILITY, MEDICAL OR GENETIC CONDITION OR ANY OTHER BASIS PROTECTED UNDER FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL LAW. Job posts must comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination. Learn more Sexually Suggestive Jobs  Job posts must not promote employment opportunities in a sexually suggestive manner. Learn more Adult Products and Services  Job posts must not promote employment opportunities that require adult services or use of adult products. Learn more Personal Information  Job posts must not solicit personal identification or financial information from any potential applicants. Learn more8. Events-Specific Policies  1. Automated Events  Events cannot use automated means to generate event invites.  2. Cost Disclosures  Events must provide clear and up-front disclosure for any actions or additional costs associated with an event ticket purchase.

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