Celebs Join Instagram ‘Freeze’ to Protest Facebook Inaction

They're protesting against what they say is Facebook's failure to tackle violent and hateful content and election misinformation.

  • Published 16 September 2020

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LONDON (AP) — Kim Kardashian West, Katy Perry, Leonardo DiCaprio and other celebrities are taking part in a 24-hour Instagram “freeze” on Wednesday to protest against what they say is parent company Facebook’s failure to tackle violent and hateful content and election misinformation. Hollywood stars and influencers are lending their backing to the “#StopHateforProfit” movement’s latest campaign. The movement asks people to put up a message highlighting what they called the damage Facebook does but… Read at AP News