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UK Labour joins Facebook ad boycott over hateful content

AFP
London
Britain’s main opposition Labour party said on Sunday it has joined a Facebook advertising boycott over allegations that the social network has failed to sufficiently curb hateful content.
Hundreds of advertisers including big-name consumer brands have suspended advertising with the social media giant as part of the #StopHateForProfit” campaign.
“All MPs use Facebook to get across our message. But what we’re not doing at the moment is advertising on Facebook,” senior lawmaker Rachel Reeves said. “And that is in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter campaign but also in line with what many businesses are doing this month, which is to express our concerns about the failure of Facebook to take down some hateful material from their platform.”