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Sheryl Sandberg says Facebook is making changes to fight hate speech—but not because of ad boycott

7 Jul 2020

Despite saying it’s because it’s “the right thing to do,” Sandberg and Mark Zuckerberg are meeting with Stop Hate for Profit leaders.

On June 17, civil rights groups such as the NAACP and the Anti-Defamation League, as well as Color of Change, Free Press, Common Sense, and Sleeping Giants, launched the Stop Hate for Profit campaign, calling for a boycott of Facebook advertising to force the platform to stem the sheer amount of hate speech and divisive content on the platform and halt its long-standing tolerance of problematic posts by President Trump and his campaign.

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