Verizon joins growing Facebook advertiser boycott [Updated]

Civil rights groups go after company’s bottom line.

The participating businesses have decided the best way to show"dislike" is to withhold money.

Enlarge / The participating businesses have decided the best way to show “dislike” is to withhold money. (credit: GreyParrot | Getty Images)

temporarily stopped advertising on YouTube in 2017 after its ads appeared next to extremist content on that platform.

Verizon made the choice to withdraw from Facebook and Instagram advertising after the Anti-Defamation League identified a Verizon ad “appearing next to a video from the conspiracy group QAnon drawing on hateful and antisemitic rhetoric,” CNBC reported.

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