Extend Facebook boycott of US in Europe, activists demand | Technology


Activists are demanding that Facebook’s advertising boycott in the United States be extended to Europe after its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, dismissed the campaign’s effects in a staff meeting.A growing number of companies have stopped advertising on Facebook after criticizing that the platform was not doing enough to counter hate speech on its sites.

Imran Ahmed, managing director of the British non-profit Center for Countering Digital Hate, said: “There is a very strong argument that advertisers should also boycott Facebook in Europe.


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