Facebook under fire as companies pause social media adverts: Complete list

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(Bloomberg) — Here’s a list of companies which are planning to halt spending on social media. Some have joined a boycott of Facebook Inc. after critics accused the social community of inadequately policing hateful and deceptive content material on its platform:

  • Starbucks Corp. — Pausing promoting on all social media platforms. Will submit on social media with out paid promotion.
  • Microsoft Corp. — Paused world promoting spending on Facebook and Instagram due to considerations about adverts showing subsequent to inappropriate content material, in response to an individual aware of the matter.
  • Unilever Plc — Halting promoting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter within the U.S. by Dec. 31.
  • Coca-Cola Co. — Pausing promoting on all social media platforms.
  • Clorox Co. — Will cease promoting spending with Facebook by December.
  • Conagra Brands Inc. — Will cease promoting in U.S. on Facebook and Instagram by the remainder of the 12 months.
  • Ford Motor Co. — Halting U.S. social media for 30 days, received’t buy social media adverts for Bronco unveiling.
  • Honda Motor Co. — For the month of July, American Honda will withhold promoting on Facebook and Instagram, in response to Adweek.
  • Hershey Co. — Will halt spending on Facebook in July and lower its spend on the platform by a 3rd for the rest of the 12 months, in response to Business Insider.
  • Diageo Plc — Pausing paid promoting globally on main social media platforms starting in July.
  • PepsiCo Inc. — Pulling adverts on Facebook from July by August.
  • Verizon Communications Inc. — “We’re pausing our promoting till Facebook can create a suitable resolution that makes us snug and is in line with we’ve achieved with YouTube and different companions,” said John Nitti, chief media officer for Verizon.
  • Levi Strauss & Co. — Pausing all paid Facebook and Instagram advertising globally and across all brands through July.
  • Diamond Foundry Inc. — Pulling all of advertising from Facebook, including Instagram, for the month of July.
  • Patagonia Inc. — Will pull all ads on Facebook and Instagram, effective immediately, through at least the end of July, pending meaningful action from Facebook.
  • Viber Media Inc. — Plans to cut ties with the social network entirely, according to the Guardian.
  • VF Corp.’s The North Face — Will pause ads on Facebook for the month of July.
  • REI — “For 82 years, we have put people over profits. We’re pulling all Facebook/Instagram advertising for the month of July.”
  • Upwork Inc. — No Facebook promoting in July.
  • Eileen Fisher Inc. — Pulling adverts from Facebook by July.
  • Adidas AG — Will cease adverts on Facebook and Instagram internationally by July, in response to Adweek.
  • Madewell Inc. — Will pause adverts on Facebook and Instagram by July.

This story has been revealed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content. Only the headline has been modified.

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