The first thing you need to know is 19 January 2022. It is the date when Facebook will roll out changes the way we do targeting on our ads. Facebook has updated its announcement in December and confirmed the date when this new rollout will be implemented on Facebook ads. How will this affect your campaigns? There will be an impact especially, on the medical sector which is about 85% of our clients.
Targeting options in the detailed targeting of the Facebook ads center for the following references:
But this makes me feel like panicking “no immediate action is required at this time” if not now when? But according to the blog, we should not go panicking and start editing. We should avoid doing edits on our targeting segments. Ads with a saved audience before 17 March 2022 will continue to run but will no longer be available for duplication after the 19th of January.
The saved targeting will run from January 19 until March 17. That is when the removal of these targeting options is completed. You will not be able to edit them and will have an error message.