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Facebook faces unprecedented advertisement boycott

Campaign aims to force the world’s largest social media platform to crack down on hate speech and racist content on its pages.

The world’s largest social media platform, Facebook, is facing an unprecedented advertising boycott.

More than 400 brands say they will stop advertising this month.

The campaign aims to force Facebook to crack down on hate speech and racist content on its pages.

Facebook has taken some action within the past week but critics say it is nowhere near enough.

Al Jazeera’s Priyanka Gupta explains.