Starbucks pausing all social media ads as pressure on Facebook, Twitter grows
Zuckerberg: Facebook will prohibit hate speech in its ads
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces the company will prohibit hate speech in its ads in response to customers pulling their advertisements.
Starbucks is pausingall ads on social media because it believes "more must be done to create welcoming and inclusive online communities," the company said on Sunday.
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"We believe in bringing communities together, both in person and online, and we stand against hate speech," Starbucks said in a statement. "We believe both business leaders and policy makers need to come together to affect real change. We will pause advertising on all social media platforms while we continue discussions internally, with our media partners and with civil rights organizations in the effort to stop the spread of hate speech."
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