Sonos Pulls Facebook Ads Following the Cambridge Analytica Scandal

The social platform touts the speaker company as a success story

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Speaker manufacturer Sonos said in a blog post today that it was pulling its ads from Facebook and other tech platforms next week because the company is “concerned by the recent revelations about Facebook and the exploitation of its platform.”

Starting Monday, the company is dropping ads from Facebook, Instagram, Google and Twitter, and will instead support digital rights conference RightsCon with a “substantive” donation, but Sonos declined to give a dollar amount.

“The Cambridge Analytica scandal, like many recent headlines coming out of Silicon Valley, raises questions about whether Big Tech is doing enough to balance its own interests with one of its biggest responsibilities: Safeguarding your privacy,” the company wrote.

Sonos was not available for comment at publication time.




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