Have You Boycotted Facebook Ads? Here Are Your Alternatives

facebook ads boycott Jul 16, 2020

Over the past few weeks, a lot of large companies have decided to pause their Facebook marketing/advertising campaigns. Most of the brands that have decided to boycott Facebook Ads express unhappiness with how Facebook handles hate speech and misinformation. Brands are fed up with how Facebook handles problematic and insensitive posts. They want to see changes implemented to the platform, and for that reason, they are running their boycott campaign under the hashtag #StopHateForProfit.


A great example of a big C.P.G brand that has boycotted Facebook ads is Unilever. Unilever is the parent company for Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, Knorr, Dove, Vaseline and many other household brands you know, like and trust. They announced they would be putting a pause to Facebook ads from July to at least through the end of the year. Starbucks and Diageo, who are among the biggest spenders on Facebook ads, also announced that they would be pausing their advertising on all social media...

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