Black Lives Matter: Outdoor-brands to boycott Facebook

A number of companies want to boycott the Facebook group, and by the end of July, there was no advertising on Facebook and Instagram switch. Manufacturers of Ou

Black Lives Matter: Outdoor-brands to boycott Facebook

A number of companies want to boycott the Facebook group, and by the end of July, there was no advertising on Facebook and Instagram switch. Manufacturers of Outdoor clothing have joined a call to American civil rights organizations.

Gustav Theile

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"for Too long Facebook has failed to take adequate measures, the dissemination of hatred stop-filled lies and dangerous Propaganda on its platform," said the Outdoor brand Patagonia on Twitter. Previously, The North Face had and REI joined the Boycott. It is not known whether German companies will participate in the Protest.

Some civil society organizations had the call for a Boycott last week, with a full-page ad in the Los Angeles Times published. Under the Heading "What would you do with 70 billion dollars? We know what it has done to Facebook in order“ before you throw the Social Media group to have admitted to incitement to violence against the demonstrators for racial justice and to help the nationalists to spread their positions.

the day after the publication of the advertisement Facebook-Ko-Boss Sheryl Sandberg announced that the company supports with a further 200 million Dollar companies and organizations, the Black include. Vice-President Carolyn Everson, announced as a response to the call: "We have a deep respect for the decisions of the brands continue to focus on removing hate speech and important election information".

Updated Date: 22 June 2020, 21:19

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