The 24-hour “Freeze” is part of a “weeklong action” on Instagram, led by the Stop Hate for Profit Coalition, which is demanding “parent company Facebook racism, hatred and dissolution on its platforms Takes action to address, “according to a press release. The coalition is recognized by nine major civil rights and advocacy organizations, including the Anti-Defamation League and the NAACP.
The campaign aims to call the social media giant “for its role in inciting violence, spreading racism and hate and contributing to electoral disintegration”. In addition to posting poses, participants have also been asked to share a “series of coordinated messages” to their accounts this week.
“I love that I can connect with you directly via Instagram and Facebook,” Kardashian West posted on social media on Tuesday with a stop-hat branded graphic. “But I cannot sit silent as long as these forums allow hate, propaganda and misinformation to spread …”
Leonardo DiCaprio, Katy Perry, Sacha Baron Cohen and others also posted on social media that they would participate in the “freeze”.
The move comes weeks after two people were born.Another was injured during police protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin . Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, is In shooting.
Facebook was criticized for deleting the page of a militia group allegedly calling on armed civilians for Kenosha’s entry amid protests. The social media giant took down the page after the shooting, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said last monthNo deleting the first page.
At the time, Zuckerberg said that Facebook had not found any evidence that Rittenhouse was aware of the page.
The coalition launched its online campaign, #StopHateforProfit, in July, aimed at addressing the “scourge of racism, hatred and disinformation on social media”. The campaign also accelerated calls for companiesIn July, which stopped big brands advertising on the platform.