NAACP launches #LogOutFacebook after reports on black voter suppression

The NAACP has temporarily signed off Facebook and is calling on others to do the same due to the tech company’s “history of data hacks which unfairly target its users of color.”

In a week-long protest called #LogOutFacebook that started Tuesday, the civil rights organization will not post on the social media platform or the Facebook-owned Instagram. The NAACP said it also returned a donation it recently received from the company.

The organization is asking lawmakers to investigate the social networking giant after reports given to the Senate intelligence committee Monday showed Russians used Facebook posts in an attempt to suppress the African-American vote during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/naacp-launches-logoutfacebook-after-reports-black-voter-suppression-n949156

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