Controversial Product Listings Continue to Plague Amazon

Fringe sellers find ways to circumvent the rules

Independent, third-party sellers frequently attempt, and succeed at times, to list products on Amazon that appeal to white supremacists. Photo Illustration: Dianna McDougall; Sources: Amazon

In what seems to be a defining cultural moment, as brands, including PepsiCo and the NFL, assess and revamp mascots or names deemed racially or culturally offensive, platforms such as Amazon and Facebook are under pressure to proactively address hateful content.

@lisalacy Lisa Lacy is Adweek's Commerce Editor.