Facebook Cover Photo Policy Update

Aoife Rigney - Digital Marketing & Social Media

Facebook has updated its policy for pages’ cover photos in recent weeks, eliminating rules against calls to action, contact info or references to price or purchase information, while maintaining the 20 percent limit for text overlay.

In the Facebook Pages Guidelines the updated rule states:

All covers are public. This means that anyone who visits your Page will be able to see your cover. Covers can’t be deceptive, misleading, or infringe on anyone else’s copyright. You may not encourage people to upload your cover to their personal timelines. Covers may not include images with more than 20% text. 

What does this mean for businesses using Facebook pages? 

Well mainly, it means you can now have calls to action, contact information and product information. You’re cover photo can now be an advertisement, if you so wish! The new guidelines give Facebook page owners more flexibility in the type of content they…

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Posted on March 21, 2013, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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