Tag: Boycotts

More Than 1,000 Companies Boycotted Facebook. Did It Work?

The advertiser boycott of Facebook took a toll on the social media giant, but it may have caused more damage to the company’s reputation than to its bottom line. The boycott, called #StopHateForProfit by the civil rights groups that organized it, urged companies to stop paying for ads on Facebook in July to protest the […]

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Hollywood Stays Away From Facebook Ad Boycott

LOS ANGELES — More than 1,000 companies have halted their Facebook advertising over the past month as part of a protest over the social network’s handling of hate speech, with most major industries represented in the boycott. The pharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Bayer have joined the anti-Facebook campaign. So have Microsoft and Verizon. Also represented […]

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