Verizon pulls ads from Facebook over inaction on hate speech

Verizon pulls ads from Facebook over inaction on hate speech

Kari Paul 25/06/2020

Company is the biggest yet to join growing movement, which includes Ben & Jerry’s and Patagonia, to boycott the social network

Verizon is pulling its advertising from Instagram and Facebook, the biggest name so far in a growing movement to boycott the social network for not doing enough to stop hate speech on its platforms.

Related: Facebook faces advertiser revolt over failure to address hate speech

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