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Unilever warns social media to clean up “toxic” content
« on: February 12, 2018, 11:28:30 AM »
It's about time...



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Consumer goods giant Unilever, a maker of branded soaps, foodstuffs and personal care items and also one of the world’s biggest online advertisers, has fired a warning shot across the bows of social media giants by threatening to pull ads from digital platforms if they don’t do more to mitigate the spread of what it dubs “toxic” online content.

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Re: Unilever warns social media to clean up “toxic” content
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2018, 01:37:02 AM »
It's about time...

Until we see proof of them taking a stand against actual toxic content (and not just content they disagree with), I wouldn't hold my breath.

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/nov/30/breitbart-news-kelloggs-advertising-boycott-alt-right

Kelloggs pulled ads from Breitbart stating it didn't "align with their values". I see Unilever being no different.
First Amendment isn't just Freedom Of Speech, it's Freedom Of Conscience.

Who made you the arbiter of morality? You are not Government but you sure are acting like one.

 

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