Civil Rights Groups Urge Large Facebook Advertisers to Boycott the Platform in July

#StopHateForProfit wants to curb the spread of hate and misinformation

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Facebook totaled nearly $70 billion in ad revenue last year. #StopHateForProfit

Six civil rights groups have organized a social media boycott effort against Facebook, calling on media buyers, planners and brands to stop advertising next month unless the social network takes steps to curb the proliferation of hate on its platform. David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.