Selena Gomez shares her private message to Mark Zuckerberg about hateful content on Facebook

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Selena Gomez drew attention to the racist content and misinformation on Facebook in a private message to Facebook executives shared on her Instagram Friday night.

The 28-year-old Rainy Day In New York star shared a screenshot of her post to Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, the company’s COO, in her Instagram Stories.

The actress and singer urged senior leaders to take action to tackle the “hate, misinformation, racism and bigotry” present on their platform.

Do whatever it takes: Selena Gomez, 28, shared a private message to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg with her 193 million followers in which she urged them to fight hate on the platform -form; presented in November 2019

“It’s been a while since we sat down,” she began, before noting, “We have a serious problem.

“@Facebook and @instagram are used to spread hatred, disinformation, racism and bigotry. I call on you both to HELP STOP THIS, ”she continued.

The Spring Breakers star called on Zuckerberg and Sandberg to “shut down groups and users focused on spreading hate speech, violence and disinformation.”

She was particularly concerned about disinformation, as millions of Americans have already voted in the next election.

‘Our future depends on it. It is an election year. We cannot afford to have wrong information about the vote. There must be fact-checking and accountability. I hope to hear from you as soon as possible, ”she concluded.

Serious Issue: “@facebook and @instagram are used to spread hatred, misinformation, racism and bigotry.  I'm calling on you both to help stop this, '' she wrote

Serious Issue: “@facebook and @instagram are used to spread hatred, misinformation, racism and bigotry. I call on you both to help stop this, ”she wrote

End hate: the actress called on Zuckerberg and Sandberg to

End Hate: The actress called on Zuckerberg and Sandberg to “shut down groups and users focused on spreading hate speech, violence and disinformation”; Zuckerberg shown in February in Munich

'Our future depends on it.  It is an election year.  We cannot afford to have wrong information about the vote.  There must be fact-checking and accountability.  I hope to hear from you as soon as possible, ”concludes Selena;  Sandberg shown in 2018 in LA

‘Our future depends on it. It is an election year. We cannot afford to have wrong information about the vote. There must be fact-checking and accountability. I hope to hear from you as soon as possible, ”concludes Selena; Sandberg shown in 2018 in LA

Selena shared her post with her 193 million Instagram followers after other celebrities stopped posting to Facebook and Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, on Wednesday.

Celebrities such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Michael B. Jordan, Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lawrence and Naomi Campbell have all temporarily frozen their accounts and shared the hashtag #StopHateForProfit.

“Facebook ignores the hate and misinformation on their site,” Jennifer Lawrence wrote on Twitter. “This is not an ‘operational error’. It is a deliberate decision to place the profits on people and democracy ”.

Selena has followed celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio and Kim Kardashian, who have temporarily frozen their accounts to protest racism on Facebook and Instagram.

Selena has followed celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio and Kim Kardashian, who have temporarily frozen their accounts to protest racism on Facebook and Instagram.

Make their voices heard: in recent months, Selena has been open to the importance of getting young people to go to the polls in November;  presented in June 2019

Make their voices heard: in recent months, Selena has been open to the importance of getting young people to go to the polls in November; presented in June 2019

In recent months, Selena has been open about the importance of getting young people to go to the polls in November.

In June, she posted a long Instagram post that she wrote about systemic racism in the United States.

“Everyone needs to have their voice heard and we can do it by voting,” she wrote. “We will not let voter suppression stop us!” “

It is practice makes perfect!  In a lighter moment on Tuesday, the Lose You To Love Me singer did her best to show off the dance moves from K-pop band Blackpink's Ice Cream music video.

It is practice makes perfect! In a lighter moment on Tuesday, the Lose You To Love Me singer did her best to show off the dance moves from K-pop band Blackpink’s Ice Cream music video.

Movements: Although she was featured on the song, she seemed to have a hard time recreating the choreography.  `` I don't know, '' she shrugged after going through the moves in a TikTok video.

Movements: Although she was featured on the song, she seemed to have a hard time recreating the choreography. “I don’t know,” she shrugged after going through the moves in a TikTok video.

In a lighter moment on Tuesday, the Lose You To Love Me singer did her best to show off the dance moves from K-pop band Blackpink’s Ice Cream music video.

Despite being featured on the song, she seemed to have a hard time recreating the choreography.

“I don’t know,” she shrugged after going through the moves in a TikTok video.

True to form, the voting lawyer performed her dance while wearing a white t-shirt labeled “Vote”, even though it was often obscured by her long locks.

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