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Verizon boycotts Facebook (for a month)
Jun 25, 2020
Episode 222

Verizon boycotts Facebook (for a month)

Will going after Facebook's ad revenue get the social media giant to take more action on misinformation?

Joining the likes of REI, Patagonia and others, Verizon is the biggest company by far to pull advertising from Facebook to protest the social media company’s moderation policies and overall corporate approach to combating misinformation. Can a boycott that’s just a month long lead to lasting change? We’ll talk about it. Plus: The country’s mayors speak out about racism in criminal justice.

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