Here’s a running list of companies boycotting Facebook

Numerous businesses are pausing their advertising campaigns on Facebook (FB) – and Instagram, which is owned by Facebook – to boycott the company’s policies around what content it moderates and how.

The campaign, called “Stop Hate for Profit,” and organized by the NAACP, Color for Change, the Anti-Defamation League, Sleeping Giants, Free Press, and Common Sense Media, already has some big names involved, including a large swath of the outdoor apparel industry.

“From the monetization of hate speech to discrimination in their algorithms to the proliferation of voter suppression to the silencing of Black voices, Facebook has refused to take responsibility for hate, bias, and discrimination growing on their platforms,” writes the Color for Change website. 

Ben & Jerry’s announced a new flavor, Justice Remix’d, at a press conference September 03, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

By targeting advertisers, the groups hope to get Facebook to change how it responds to misinformation and threats, something Twitter has done by taking a stronger hand when it comes to misinformation and threats. The most salient example of this was when President Trump in May, when protests against the killing of George Floyd began across the U.S., posted on Twitter and Facebook: “Any difficulty and we will assume control but, when the looting starts, the shooting starts.” Twitter placed a public interest notice on the tweet for breaking its rules on the “glorification of violence.”

Here are the companies that are participating in the boycott so far:



The North Face 


Eddie Bauer

Magnolia Pictures

Ben & Jerry’s



Ethan Wolff-Mann is a writer at Yahoo Finance focusing on consumer issues, personal finance, retail, airlines, and more. Follow him on Twitter @ewolffmann.

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