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News PlayStation and Microsoft suspends Facebook advertising

Lunatic_Gamer

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The platform holder joins Coca-Cola, Honda, Unilever, Ford, Starbucks and Microsoft

PlayStation is the latest major organisation to temporarily stop advertising on Facebook and Instagram.

It's part of the #StopHateForProfit campaign. Facebook has drawn criticism for its rules around allowing hate content and misinformation to be visible on its platform. Whereas other social media outlets, including Twitter and Twitch, have recently started cracking down on hate speech

PlayStation said in a statement: "In support of the #StopHateForProfit campaign, we have globally suspended our Facebook and Instagram activity, including advertising and non-paid content, until the end of July. We stand for working (and playing) together for good."

Microsoft has also reportedly stopped advertising on Facebook for the month, although it awkwardly follows news that it has partnered with the firm over its Facebook Gaming streaming platform.


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billyxci

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"...to temporarily stop advertising..."

Once things calm down they'll go crawling back to their Overlord Zuck.

Lol there's no way they'd keep this up for any length of time.

They're not gonna give up advertising on Facebook for the ps5 launch just to virtue signal about how they want Trump's account suspended.
It's only for a month so yeah...they'll be back to try sell PS5.
 
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cozomel

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I dont even know what that means, is English a second language for you?
 
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Always relevant

 
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NWO and the anti trump campaign this is all about. The NWO don't want trump of president and they are on fire doing movements all around. Facebook allowing all kind of opinions is anti NWO.

I'd have laughed at you as a crazy conspiracy theorist even just back in January of this year, but not after these last few months. Man, 2020 has been nuts.
 

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I think activists are really that paranoid that Trump will win this year. You know, I used to think Republicans cried way too much when Obama was president, but the lengths the left has gone to over Orange dude being president is on another level. It's no longer a tantrum, it's a mental breakdown.
 

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I think activists are really that paranoid that Trump will win this year. You know, I used to think Republicans cried way too much when Obama was president, but the lengths the left has gone to over Orange dude being president is on another level. It's no longer a tantrum, it's a mental breakdown.

tfw you realize that when Obama was president there was only pretty much one news network complaining, but during Trump's presidency it's been every other news network, television show, movie studio, game developer, and social media platform complaining.

the noise is unbearable.
 
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From: CEO
To: PR Team

Subject: Virtue Signalling Suck Up

Hey PR numbnuts,

Put out a public statement saying our company will suspend advertising on social media in support of getting rid of discrimination. This will decrease the number of SJW assholes picking apart our company Twitter and FB accounts.

At some point down the line, I'm going to get the marketing department to get those ads back on social media.

BUT, when you see the ads back, don't make a public statement saying were back at advertising. Keep it on the down low, in hopes every SJW retard thinks our anti-advertising approach is forever.

Cheers and have a great day!
 
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ExpandKong

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From: CEO
To: PR Team

Subject: Virtue Signalling Suck Up

Hey PR numbnuts,

Put out a public statement saying our company will suspend advertising on social media in support of getting rid of discrimination. This will decrease the number of SJW assholes picking apart our company Twitter and FB accounts.

At some point down the line, I'm going to get the marketing department to get those ads back on social media.

BUT, when you see the ads back, don't make a public statement saying were back at advertising. Keep it on the down low, in hopes every SJW retard thinks our anti-advertising approach is forever.

Cheers and have a great day!

They’re advertising by announcing they’re cutting their monthly advertising budget all while racking up those sweet sweet Twitter likes

Those clever bastards
 

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A blatant attempt to interfere in politics and undermine rights, of course the media frame this as "hate speech" to avoid saying what they are doing.

The finance guy anthony pompliano has a really good analysts of it and he used to work at facebook.

Sony and Microsoft should be ashamed of what there doing, this has nothing to do with racism this is about power/control and undermining competitors.
 

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GAF (and every crazy leftist with an interest in vidya games) will have forgotten all about this come PS5 launch. This isn't going to make a dent in Sony sales, and this is why this is always win-win for companies. They can have the virtue points, the power, the working conditions they want to impose, AND the profits, whatever happens.

Anyway, I'm glad that the majority on GAF see this move for what it really is.
 
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Kagey K

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Such bullshit.

Bully marketing and makes very little difference in the entire discourse.
 

nowhat

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At least he's way better than a guy that can't put a coherent sentence together without the use of a teleprompter.
Does this sound coherent to you?

Look, having nuclear — my uncle was a great professor and scientist and engineer, Dr. John Trump at MIT; good genes, very good genes, OK, very smart, the Wharton School of Finance, very good, very smart — you know, if you’re a conservative Republican, if I were a liberal, if, like, OK, if I ran as a liberal Democrat, they would say I’m one of the smartest people anywhere in the world — it’s true! — but when you’re a conservative Republican they try — oh, do they do a number — that’s why I always start off: Went to Wharton, was a good student, went there, went there, did this, built a fortune — you know I have to give my like credentials all the time, because we’re a little disadvantaged — but you look at the nuclear deal, the thing that really bothers me — it would have been so easy, and it’s not as important as these lives are — nuclear is so powerful; my uncle explained that to me many, many years ago, the power and that was 35 years ago; he would explain the power of what’s going to happen and he was right, who would have thought? — but when you look at what’s going on with the four prisoners — now it used to be three, now it’s four — but when it was three and even now, I would have said it’s all in the messenger; fellas, and it is fellas because, you know, they don’t, they haven’t figured that the women are smarter right now than the men, so, you know, it’s gonna take them about another 150 years — but the Persians are great negotiators, the Iranians are great negotiators, so, and they, they just killed, they just killed us, this is horrible.
(in case it wasn't obvious, and it certainly wasn't to me, that's Trump talking about the Iran nuclear deal)
 

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For eons, corporations have been looking for ways to be humanised and appear ethical, but wokeism has finally delivered it.

Companies like Sony and Nike use sweatshops and have questionable working practices/environments, however by supporting SJW/Woke causes, people forget about the sweatshops and even support the corporations.

Amazing how leftists have abandoned their primary goal, they now stand side by side with mega corporations, with full support.
 

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2020 has been so crazy with something crazy every month leading up to the grand finale in November when trump gets reelected , and people lose it and the civil war will start in December but will be over by january 2021 and 2021 becomes the most peaceful year in history. As long as I get my new consoles.

joking aside I agree this virtue signaling needs to stop. Everyone thinking Microsoft sony or facebook are evil in this need to calm