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Popstar Selena Gomez has written a message to Fb CEO Mark Zuckerberg and the social neighborhood’s Chief Working Officer Sheryl Sandberg, urging them to help stop the unfold of hate on the platform ahead of the November election.

“Fb and Instagram are getting used to unfold hate, misinformation, racism, and bigotry,” Gomez wrote in a personal message to the Fb administration.

The switch comes barely a number of days after actuality TV star Kim Kardashian West decided to freeze her social media accounts for 24 hours on Wednesday to protest in opposition to the unfold of “hate, propaganda and misinformation”.

Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Orlando Bloom, Kerry Washington and Sacha Baron Cohen are amongst those who took half throughout the protest.

Gomez shared the message she had despatched to Zuckerberg and Sandberg collectively along with her over 193 million followers on Fb-owned Instagram on Friday.

“I am calling you every to HELP STOP THIS. Please shut down groups and prospects centered on spreading hate speech violence and misinformation. Our future relies upon upon it,” she talked about in her message, whereas moreover reminding them of the upcoming election.

“We will not afford to have misinformation about voting,” she continued. “There must be fact-checking and accountability,” the pop star talked about, together with that she hopes to take heed to once more from the Fb administration on the earliest.

Fb and Instagram have confronted criticism from the organisers of the #StopHateforProfit advertising marketing campaign, launched in June, which accuses the platforms of not doing adequate to stop hate speech and disinformation.

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