Can an ad boycott change Facebook? It's complicated

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The Facebook executives will meet with Anti-Defamation League Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Greenblatt, Color of Change President Rashad Robinson and Derrick Johnson, chief executive officer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, a Facebook spokesman confirmed.

He said: "My guess is that all these advertisers will be back on the platform soon enough".

According to a report from the Information, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently told employees that he's not anxious about the recent boycott of the social media platform by major advertisers and has no intention of changing the site's policies.

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Brand after brand has withdrawn its advertising money from Facebook because of the platform's many problems, but Mark Zuckerberg is unrepentant.

More than 400 brands have pulled advertising on Facebook in response to the "Stop Hate for Profit" campaign, begun after the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25.

"We've always stood against hate & bigotry and it is our duty to help change these platforms", Chobani said in a post on Twitter, adding the hashtag #StopHateForProfit. Shares of Facebook, which closed at $232.62 on Friday, June 26, fell to $209.50 on Monday before rising to $233.42 on Thursday.

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On Wednesday, Nick Clegg, Facebook's vice-president of global affairs and communications, tried to reassure businesses that Facebook does not benefit from hate and said the company has every incentive to remove hate speech from its service.

The growing list of companies participating in the boycott includes Best Buy, Coca-Cola, Eddie Bauer, Ford, Honda, Levi's, Lululemon, Reebok, Verizon, among many others. He pointed to Facebook's get-out-the-vote efforts as evidence of the company's commitment, along with the billions of dollars, tens of thousands of content moderators and other investments it has made in trying to improve its platform.

"Let's send Facebook a powerful message: Your profits will never be worth promoting hate, bigotry, racism, antisemitism and violence", the group wrote on its website.

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Even Facebook's top 100 advertisers together only accounted for around 6 per cent of its annual revenue previous year, according to Pathmatics.

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