Washington (UrduPoint News Latest – APP. June 27, 2020) Major international companies in the United States have begun a boycott of advertising on Facebook. The boycott is aimed at pressuring Facebook, Instagram, Twitter to take effective action against racist and provocative content.
US mobile operator Verizon wants to continue the boycott until Facebook offers an acceptable solution, while Coca-Cola and Honda have also decided not to advertise in July.
British-Dutch company Unilever has also announced that no ads will be placed on US social media sites until the end of the year in the run-up to the US presidential election in November.