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Facebook took this action after it found the information in the review process of the company’s ads to be misleading. Facebook alleges that Basant Gajjar’s company ‘LeadClock’ provided ‘ad-cloaking’ software to defraud fake information and advertisements related to corona viruses, cryptocurrencies, weight loss drugs, etc. This led to users viewing misleading advertisements on forums such as the company’s Facebook and Instagram. Facebook discovered this during a review of its automated process of ad review.
Ad-cloaking software is designed to cheat the search engines of online companies. Using this, the user gets pseudo information instead of the information asked. Cloaking is considered an unethical technology.
Facebook’s Law Department Director Jessica Romero said in a statement that Gazjar of Thailand has violated the company’s advertised policy by using the name ‘LeadClock’. Are made. In this case, LeadClock’s software was used to share misleading information about the global epidemic crisis, corona virus, cryptocurrency, medicine, and fake news pages.