A group of Ukrainian social media users have declared their intention to launch a two-day boycott of Facebook beginning Monday over the mass deletion of posts and accounts for hate speech, Ukrainian news hub Obozrevatel reports.
Ironically, the protesters are organizing their boycott on Facebook. On their event's page, they state that "Mark Zuckerberg has sent [an] inadequate response at Townhall Q&A on May 14 to the top question from Ukrainian users," noting that "more than 50 thousand Ukrainian users asked him to revise [the] Facebook Reporting Process due to false mass bans of Ukrainian Top Thought Leaders on Facebook."
The internet activists initiated their campaign following Zuckerberg's response to users' paranoid complaints about posts and accounts being deleted due to 'Russian influence and pressure'. Zuckerberg stated
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