Facebook, Who’s Buying Hate Speech Ads? Congress Members Ask


Facebook, who’s buying hate speech ads? Congress members ask

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
James Martin/CNET
Facebook is under scrutiny from US Reps. Keith Ellison and John Conyers. The two Democrats wrote a letter to the social media company on Wednesday asking that it update its policies regarding hate speech. They also asked Facebook to clarify who buys ads on its site and to make all Facebook ads publicly available.Ellison of Minnesota and Conyers of Michigan wrote that they are “concerned that Facebook allowed advertisers to target people who expressed interest in the topics of ‘Jew-hater’ and ‘How to burn jews.'””Allowing for the spread of violent …

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