Kim Kardashian has announced that she will ‘freeze’ her Instagram and Facebook accounts because the platforms allows hate, propaganda and misinformation to spread.
THe 39-year-old reality star who posts on social media daily and makes millions through social media endorsements said that the platforms are allowing groups to ‘sow division’ and they ‘split America apart.’
Kim Kardashian announced Tuesday that she will ‘freeze’ her Instagram and Facebook accounts because the platforms allow for hate and misinformation as a part of the #StopHateForProfit campaign
The 39-year-old reality star said that groups take advantage of the platforms to ‘sow division and split America apart’
‘I love that I can connect directly with you through Instagram and Facebook, but I can’t sit by and stay silent while these platforms continue to allow the spreading of hate, propaganda and misinformation – created by groups to sow division and split America apart – only to take steps after people are killed,’ she said in a lengthy message Tuesday.
‘Misinformation shared on social media has a serious impact on our elections and undermines our democracy. Please join me tomorrow when I will be “freezing” my Instagram and FB account to tell Facebook to #StopHateForProfit. Link in bio for more info on how to preserve truth,’ she added.
Kardashian has 188million followers on Instagram and more than 30million on Facebook.
She’s joining the #StopHateForProfit campaign demanding accountability and change at the tech giant Facebook, which owns Instagram, accusing the social networking platform of ‘undermining out democracy’.