Patagonia, Ben and Jerry's, Eddie Bauer, and other large companies have temporarily stopped buying Facebook ads over the social network's content moderation policies. Here's a look at the brands in the boycott, the civil rights groups involved, and what supporters of the #StopHateforProfit campaign hope to achieve.
Facebook is once again being heavily criticized, this time by its own employees. Many disagree with the company's decision to allow President Trump's "when looting starts, shooting starts" post to remain up. Mark Zuckerberg has defended his approach, not only to the public but to civil rights leaders and also his staff, saying that though he finds it personally "disgusting," Trump's post will not be moderated.
- NPR - Shannon Bond
When the Stop Hate for Profit campaign launched just two weeks ago, its organizers had not yet persuaded a single advertiser to boycott Facebook in July. Now, more than 400 companies, from Coca-Cola and