Liberal Groups Launch Ad Boycott of Facebook

FWD.us bankrolls conservative causes to win immigration votes

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Mark Zuckerberg's push for immigration reform may have hit a snag. A coalition of nine liberal grassroots organizations—including Progressives United, the Sierra Club, and Democracy for America—pulled their ads from Facebook after Zuckerberg's political advocacy group, FWD.us, began running ads through subsidiaries for conservative causes like the Keystone Pipeline, drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and attacking Obamacare.

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