Verizon Joins Boycott of Facebook and Instagram Ads

Verizon (VZ) – Get report became the largest company to remove its advertising from Facebook (full board) – Get report and Facebook-owned Instagram about what, and a growing number of companies and organizations say, is the social media company’s inaction to stop hate speech on its platforms.

The communications giant said it would join other companies, including Ben & Jerry’s, Patagonia and REI, to suspend advertising on Facebook-owned platforms until the company “can create an acceptable solution that makes us comfortable.”