In mid-2020 several major corporations including Unilever withdrew from advertising on Facebook due to some of the content displayed on the site.
Questions for students:
- Do you agree with the companies that have chosen to “pause” on Facebook advertising?
- What should Facebook’s leadership do in response to these actions from advertisers?
- As a company seeking to reach Facebook’s audience, where would you turn to advertise if not of Facebook?
- What are the ethical arguments involved in allowing all forms of speech versus taking down offensive posts?