A problem with Facebook prevented your activity from being published. Try to republish in a few minu

Ernsi
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I have this notice showing to me after i tried to publish my facebook audience building ad. They said to republish after a few minutes but everytime i did that the same error notice would show. Its really frustrating that I cant publish any adverts. Anyone with knowledge to solve this, pls feel free to reply to this thread. 

jas001
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I'm seeing the same error.  Did it finally resolve itself?  I've tried republishing a few times now.

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Reaperlabz
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I am having the same issue and my IG ads have stopped spending my budget.

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jas001
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I was able to get around this by using Kit to schedule it.  It failed with Kit as well, but they handle the error differently. A link was shared for me to accept some user agreements on the Facebook side. Then it worked.  After that I no longer had a problem scheduling it.  

valuebasin
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"Solution-

Go to your Facebook business manager account. Under business settings, go to business info. Provide your email address and click on " Send verification Email"

Go to your inbox and verify it. If not found in primary inbox, try checking under social tab or spam. Once verified, edit your facebook campaign on shopify and re-submit it.

That's It." -Credit to  

Lottie
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Thank you so much for this!

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zentech
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Did not work for me, my email was already verified. Still looking for a solution.

Love_Genealogy
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I had the same issue. This is what I discovered.  I was trying to connect my PayPal to fund any advertising that I wanted to do.  Simple, right???

WRONG...so eventually I used my 'new 'debit (credit card)...went straight through. The old card had reached it's expiry date, but it is on the same account.

So...what was the problem.  Well, facebook disabled my ad account in November 2018 with no notice or explanation.  One day it was working, the next day NOT!!!

I sent review request every week...I was told, nothing could be done...but, what had I done???

Then on 15 May 2020, I get an email from facebook, after my weekly rant...here is how is it played out:

"What you submitted
Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 9:15 PM

Why are you requesting a review?

I’m not sure which policy was violated.

Friday, May 15, 2020 at 7:41 AM

Hi FT,

We reviewed your Facebook account and determined that access to advertising features was incorrectly disabled.
We've reinstated your access to advertising. Any ads that were affected will return to their previous status.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
Thanks,
The Facebook Business Team"

 

It turns out that the PayPal account was connected to the disabled account, so it would not let me connect...my shopify store with facebook

Check out if you have been in this position in the past.  Facebook, will NOT allow a previous card/paypal account connected to a now disabled account to reconnect.

So using the new debit card got around it.  But to finish the story of the disabled ad account...it's now been closed/disabled (again), or what ever you want to call it.

This is another appeal I currently have going.  It never ends!!! 

ps. the new ad account set up for my facebook page got accepted, even though, it's me still using it.  Go figure...???

FT

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BlackLab
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didn't work for me either. been on chat for three days in a row with shopify, no-one knows how to fix it. extremely frustrating. 

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Hannibal007
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You must pick the product up to 5, then your ads will work!

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