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Facebook announces new hate speech policies after Unilever joins advertiser boycott

on Jun 26, 2020 | 0 comments

By Cameron Clarke

Facebook has pledged to change its policies on hate speech and voter suppression after Unilever became the biggest advertiser yet to join a growing revolt against the platform.

The US arm of the household goods giant today added its name to 100 fellow advertisers – including Verizon, The North Face and Ben & Jerry’s – that have boycotted the social network over its handling of content.

It promised to stop spending on the platform for the rest of the year, saying in a statement: “Given our Responsibility Framework and the polarised atmosphere in the US, we have decided that starting now through Read full story ›

Source: The Drum