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Facebook boycott grows as US activists urge European firms to act

Call for companies to withdraw advertising comes as Wiley is suspended from platform over Instagram posts

An unprecedented boycott of Facebook is moving across the Atlantic, as the coalition of activist groups behind the Stop Hate for Profit campaign have called on companies in Europe to join in the action.

The campaign has already gained the support of more than a thousand brands in the US, including Coca-Cola, Unilever and Ford, some of which have extended their boycotts globally. Now, the coalition, coordinated in Europe by the Centre for Countering Digital Hate, is calling on British and other European companies to join in the movement.

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