Quebec suspends Facebook advertising and is joining the international boycott on Facebook for the month of July only. Most companies in the international boycott of facebook have done so with no intension of returning unless Facebook changes it policy on promoting racism, violence and misinformation.
As of July 1st there have been over 500 companies and governments around the world that have started to bad advertising on Facebook.
List of companies pulling advertising from Facebook
Since the boycott started, Verizon, Patagonia, and Ben and Jerry’s were among the first to come on board – and last Friday a bigger blow was dealt when Unilever, one of the world’s biggest advertisers, announced it was joining the movement. Other companies like Coca-Cola and Hershey’s soon signed on, followed by Diageo that owns the Guinness, Smirnoff and Johnnie Walker drink brands. Then one of their largest advertisers, Starbucks, struck a big blow – announcing they were putting a ‘pause on all social media advertising’. Lululemon and Levi Strauss has added their names to the list, as well as Pfizer, Reebok, Hershey Company and even Sesame Street. To see the full list go to.