After months of speculation Facebook has finally decided to ban dating ads. If you try to submit a dating ad on Facebook, you will get the following response:
“Reason(s): It looks like you submitted an ad for a dating service through one of our self-service advertising tools.
Unfortunately, ads for dating sites and apps are only allowed from approved advertisers at this time.
If you’ve read the guidelines in the Help Center and think your ad follows the rules and should have been approved, please let us know.
If you’d like to advertise your dating service on Facebook, please follow this link to learn more.
If you would like to become an approved advertiser, an application form may be available from February 15, 2014. If you have any questions about this policy or feel that your ad is compliant and was incorrectly disapproved, please contact us.”
Take note that if you try to run a dating ad your Facebook account will get banned. The only people allowed to promote Dating ads on Facebook are white listed advertisers and specific affiliates that the advertisers and Facebook have approved.