U.S. officials are boycotting the Games over accusations of human rights abuses in China, and companies have been pressured to pull out or speak up.
Major companies said they were pulling ads from Facebook as part of a movement called #stophateforprofit.
The move comes as civil rights groups call for major advertisers to boycott Facebook, and the Trump administration reportedly proposes legislation on social media platforms.
Major brands have suspended advertising on the platform due to the inadequate policing of comment sections.
Ads and consumer data are Facebook’s financial lifeblood. Yet, after all of the recent controversies and #deletefacebook campaigns, are advertisers concerned that users will abandon the platform for greener — and more reputable — pastures? “At the end of the day, there’s no change,” said Sandra Upson, senior editor at Wired magazine. She reported on […]
A huge reason for its success is because people, well, they like to be liked.
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