Here's what civil rights leaders want from Facebook

"It shouldn't be my nonprofit that has to be monitoring and focusing its energy on a corporation that makes $70 billion a year," said Color of Change President Rashad Robinson.
Many of the companies boycotting Facebook are major brands with big budgets.
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Why small businesses likely won't suspend their Facebook ads

Jul 2, 2020
Many of the companies participating in the boycott of Facebook are huge brands with enormous budgets.
Many of the companies boycotting Facebook are major brands with big budgets.
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The social media advertising boycott goes global

The campaign to get companies to stop buying social media advertising already has support from companies like Verizon, Patagonia and Unilever.
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More advertisers are joining the Facebook boycott

Jun 26, 2020
A number of civil rights groups are calling on companies to press pause on Facebook and Instagram advertising.
The list of companies boycotting Facebook by pulling their ads continues to grow. Above, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at a conference in 2018.
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Facebook does an about-face on "hateful" ads after pressure from brands

Jun 26, 2020
Major companies said they were pulling ads from Facebook as part of a movement called #stophateforprofit.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced policies to address complaints about content on the platform amid a growing advertiser boycott.
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Facebook is going to let users turn off political ads

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.
Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg, personally, have come under criticism from all sides of the political spectrum when it comes to policing content.
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Facebook employees stage virtual protest over inaction on posts from Trump

Jun 2, 2020
CEO Mark Zuckerberg opted not to moderate a comment from Trump that Twitter flagged for glorifying violence.
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Facebook's oversight board is finally here. How will it affect content moderation?

May 7, 2020
The group will decide some of the thorniest issues surrounding hate speech, harassment and privacy.
Facebook now has put togethre its own internal Supreme Court, 20 people with power to weigh tricky decisions of free speech versus harmful content.
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Pandemic positions some companies to do better than others

Apr 30, 2020
There are business winners and losers in this pandemic.
Companies that sell shelf-stable foods have benefited during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Implications for U.S. tech companies as EU eyes AI regulation

Feb 19, 2020
The EU wants to be sure there’s human oversight of artificial intelligence, and that AI systems use high-quality data.
European Commission vice president in charge for Values and Transparency Vera Jourova shakes hands with Mark Zuckerberg in Brussels, on Feb. 17, 2020.
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