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Media: a number of major companies suspended their advertising in Facebook

The Adidas company with its subsidiary Reebok, as well as the auto giant Ford and several other companies joined the boycott Facebook, halting advertising in its social networks, told television channel CNBC.

According to him, until the end of July to suspend advertising in Facebook and Instagram of Adidas and Reebok, which announced its intention to develop criteria that will make both themselves and their partners "responsible for creating and maintaining a safe environment". Ford in the next 30 days also will not post ads to assess their presence on platforms Facebook.

PepsiCo joined the advertising boycott of Facebook

The American company PepsiCo joined the boycott of Facebook, it will no longer advertise on the social network, informs television channel Fox News, citing informed sources.

Earlier, the national Association for the advancement of colored people (NAACP), the organization for the protection of civil rights, Color of Change, the human rights organization "anti-defamation League of the United States" (ADL) and other human rights activists urged the company to cease to advertise on Facebook in July, to protest due to the lack of regulation of such content. On Friday, the company North Face has announced that it will not post to Facebook advertising because "publications with hatred, violence and racism" in the social network. Later, one of the largest U.S. Telecom operator Verizon Communications Inc has joined the boycott, refusing advertising in Facebook and Instagram. A similar statement was made by the company Unilever.

Media have estimated the damages to Zuckerberg because of the refusal of companies from advertising in Facebook

The head of Facebook mark Zuckerberg has lost about $ 7.2 billion due to the fact that a number of companies have decided to boycott the publication of advertising in social networking Corporation, reports Bloomberg.

Earlier, the national Association for the advancement of colored people (NAACP), the organization for the protection of civil rights, Color of Change, the human rights organization "anti-defamation League of the United States" (ADL) and other human rights activists urged the company to cease to advertise on Facebook in July, to protest due to the lack of regulation of such content. On Friday, the company North Face has announced that it will not post to Facebook advertising because "publications with hatred, violence and racism" in the social network. Later, one of the largest U.S. Telecom operator Verizon Communications Inc has joined the boycott, refusing advertising in Facebook and Instagram. A similar statement was made by the company Unilever.

Coca-Cola suspends advertising in all social networks

The world's largest manufacturer of soft drinks Coca-Cola Company at least 30 days suspends advertising in all social networks on the background of the boycott, announced by Facebook, the statement said chief Executive officer James Quincy, published on the website of the company.

The head of the Coca-Cola Company added that during this time the company's management will review the advertising policy and will determine whether to make changes.

Facebook ban hate in advertising

The head of Facebook mark Zuckerberg said Friday that the company will prohibit hate speech in ads on the social network, and will also be tagging posts that may deserve attention or to be valuable to the public interest, but it violates company policy.

In addition, Facebook is expanding a policy to better protect

Facebook has introduced the ability to turn off the political ads

The company has launched a Facebook campaign to raise awareness about the upcoming presidential election in the United States and introduced the possibility of disabling political advertising, said the founder of social network mark Zuckerberg.

"We announce on Wednesday, the largest in American history, campaigns to inform about the vote. Our goal is to help 4 million people to register to vote," wrote Zuckerberg in the material published in the newspaper USA Today.

Facebook is developing measures to combat racism after the death of Floyd

The Facebook company began the development of measures to ensure "racial justice" in the social network after the death of the African-American George Floyd from the actions of the police and also considering the possibility of changing some rules, which concern reports of the use of force by the authorities, the statement said the founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg.

"We started work on creating products to promote racial justice... Members of our black community, I am with you. Your life has value. We are still far from overcoming racial injustice in America and around the world, and we all have responsibility and possibility to change it. I believe that our platform will play a positive role, but we must work to make our role as the most positive," - said in a statement Zuckerberg, addressed to employees and published on his page in Facebook.

Workers are protesting Facebook because of Zuckerberg's refusal to remove the post trump

Employees Facebook staged a virtual protest in connection with the decision of the head of the social network of Mark Zuckerberg to the post of President of the United States Donald trump about the protesters in Minneapolis, the newspaper New York Times.

Earlier, the President of the United States wrote that can direct to Minneapolis soldiers of the National guard, if the mayor will not take control of the situation with the riots after the death of the African-American George Floyd at the hands of the police. The President said that "or very weak radical left mayor Jacob Frey will take action and take control of the town," or he would send the city the National guard and "make it right". Trump also wrote that "we take (the situation) under control, but when the looting starts, the shooting starts". Later on the social network Twitter has marked the message trump as violating the rules of the company about the glorification of violence. Tweet trump on Twitter is hidden, it can only be read by clicking on the administration website.

Twitter will teach you to speak the truth. Why trump got in a fight with your favorite social network

Donald trump has signed a decree banning censorship in social networks. Twitter and Facebook regarded it as interference in its operations and accused the President of lying. His tweets will now be thoroughly examined. If the Internet company deems that the head of state was not telling the truth, subscribers it will recognize. Who is threatening freedom of speech in the USA — trump or the social network, understood to RIA Novosti.

"When social networks censor views which do not agree, they cease to be just a Bulletin Board. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube have vast potential for censorship and control over information. The popularity of online platforms puts in question the freedom of speech, which is guaranteed by the First amendment of the U.S. Constitution", — stated in the decree signed on the eve of Donald trump.

Zuckerberg explained why Facebook did not remove the entry for trump

The head of Facebook mark Zuckerberg explained why his social network had not followed the example of Twitter and did not hide or remove the record of President Donald trump.

Earlier, the President of the United States wrote that can direct to Minneapolis soldiers of the National guard, if the mayor will not take control of the situation with the riots after the death of the African-American George Floyd at the hands of the police. The President said that "or very weak radical left mayor Jacob Frey will take action and take control of the town," or he would send the city the National guard and "make it right". Trump also wrote that "we take (the situation) under control, but when the looting starts, the shooting starts". Later on the social network Twitter has marked the message trump as violating the rules of the company about the glorification of violence. Tweet trump on Twitter is hidden, it can only be read by clicking on the administration website.