Selena Gomez want Facebook to stop the spread of hate online

Selena Gomez Asks Facebook Executives to Stop the Spread of Misinformation

Selena Gomez writes to Mark Zuckerberg about hate speech on Facebook, Instagram

The "Wolves" hitmaker initially sent the message privately to the Facebook founder and CEO and Sandberg, chief operating officer, but, after failing to receive a response, went public on her Instagram Stories with her complaint.

The "Lose You to Love Me" singer has been involving herself in advocacy work amidst the Black Lives Matter movement, and just recently gave her Instagram account over to Black leaders, along with making a donation to help Black families.

Selena concluded her message by reminding Zuckerberg and Sandberg of the looming election. Now Selena is calling out Facebook executives, asking that they fight against the spread of misinformation and racism littered about the social media platform.

'Selena here, ' she began. We have a serious problem. "I'm calling you each to assist cease this. Please close down users and groups concentrated on distributing hate speech misinformation and violence". Stars including Kim Kardashian, Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Ruffalo, Dwyane Wade and Katy Perry blacked out their social media feeds for 24 hours on Tuesday to protest against the spread of misinformation and hate speech on the platforms ahead of the USA presidential election. "Our future depends on it".

Stop Hate for Profit was started by nine civil rights equality organisations, including the Anti-Defamation League, Color of Change, and the NAACP and according to its website, is 'a diverse and growing coalition that wants Facebook to take common-sense steps to address the rampant racism, disinformation and hate on its platform'.

"We can not afford to get info regarding votes", the pop superstar lasted, clarifying the forthcoming presidential elections in the U.S. this November.

Before signing off, Selena wrote, "There has to be fact checking and accountability". "Hope to listen from you ASAP", Gomez reasoned.

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