Allow users to flag whilst posting that they're making a commercial/promotional/ad post
With the latest update to the rules, the promotion of paid, community-relevant content has been codified. FOSTA/SESTA concerns have been addressed by excluding particular services.
With this in mind - I believe that people making promotional newsfeed entries (photos, posts) should be given a checkbox during the submission process that allows them to indicate the new content being submitted is paid content promotion.
Eg. "[x] Paid content promotion"
This would then include a standard icon of sorts at the beginning of their post - perhaps "Ad" or "Promo" in reversed colours and maybe a means of either including or excluding those posts in one's feed through the "My type" filter.
For people who a person is following, they've clearly expressed an interest in that person's posts, and just like "My type" filter in general, those people would still appear in "My Newsfeed", but not in the Global or Local feeds of someone who had excluded promotional posts.
Now that there is a ton of "verified creators", can we please get a filter option for them? I'm really tired of seeing all the advertising on the feed.