Dems criticize Facebook for 'unkept promises' - report

Tuesday, 07. July 2020 19:21

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) slammed Facebook for "unkept promises," a memo seen by the Washington Post revealed on Tuesday.

The memo was put together ahead of meetings between Facebook's leadership and backers of the Facebook ad boycott Stop Hate For Profit. According to the document, Facebook didn't fulfill promises it made in 2016 after accusations of Russia's interference in the US election emerged.

A series of top US companies, including Verizon, Target and Microsoft decided to pause their Facebook ads as they were unhapppy with Facebook's response to hate speech on the platform. Facebook has since promised to improve its policies agaisnt hate.

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