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Facebook is cracking down on deceptive ads for porn and diet pills

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Twitter Facebook is kicking thousands of shady advertisers off its site.
The social networking giant says it's cracking down on scam artists who dupe consumers into clicking on ads promising things like flower deliveries but actually sending them to web pages peddling diet pills, dubious muscle-building promises or even pornography.
Facebook says the practice is known as ' cloaking ." A fraudster will make an ad or post look legitimate so that it not only fools people but also Facebook's internal ad delivery system. Facebook prohibits certain companies from advertising so they try and use...
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