Zuckerberg once wanted to sanction Trump. Then Facebook wrote rules that accommodated him. Starting as early as 2015 when Trump was still a candidate, Facebook executives started crafting exceptions for the president and making changes to the company's products to accommodate him. Those changes have transformed the company and the world's infor UK hotel and insurance giants pause Facebook adsAviva and the Intercontinental Hotels Group are the latest to suspend advertising via Facebook. A pinch where it hurts: Can Facebook weather the ad boycott?On Wednesday, more than 500 companies officially kicked off an advertising boycott intended to pressure Facebook into taking a stronger stand against hate speech. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed... A pinch where it hurts: Can Facebook weather the ad boycott? | The Japan TimesThe current boycott, which will last at least a month, is like nothing Facebook has experienced before. Hundreds of brands are pulling ads from Facebook. Its largest advertisers aren't among them.Hundreds of companies have promised to halt advertising on Facebook and its sibling platform Instagram as part of month-long boycott officially set to begin on Wednesday, according to the civil rights groups behind the protest. Could a boycott kill Facebook?As Ford, Adidas, Microsoft and HP pause ads on the social network, should Facebook be worried? Facebook: Success of ad boycott may rely on businesses further down the food chainMany businesses simply can't afford to take the ensuing losses that would come from boycotting the platform for 30 days. Zuckerberg: Advertisers will be back 'soon enough'Facebook's chief dismisses claims in leaked comments that the ads boycott poses a financial threat. Mark Zuckerberg: advertisers' boycott of Facebook will end 'soon enough'We will not change our policies or approach, says Zuckerberg as more than 500 companies protest against hate speech Facebook frustrates advertisers as boycott over hate speech kicks offAdvertisements for more than 400 brands including Coca-Cola and Starbucks are due to vanish from Facebook on Wednesday, after the failure of last-ditch talks to stop a boycott over hate speech on the site. Facebook frustrates advertisers as boycott over hate speech kicks offAdvertisements for more than 400 brands including Coca-Cola and Starbucks are due to vanish from Facebook on Wednesday, after the failure of last-ditch talks to stop a boycott over hate speech on the site. Lego pulls ads on Facebook over 'hate speech'The toy company says social-media platforms must end hate speech, discrimination and misinformation. Facebook boycott leaders want European companies to joinOrganizers of a Facebook advertising boycott campaign that has drawn support from a rapidly expanding list of major companies are now preparing to take the battle global to increase pressure on the… Insurance firm latest to boycott Facebook adsThe insurance firm said it was reassessing its future brand presence on the social network. Facebook defends itself as advertisers rush to boycott platformSite has come under criticism for its response to Donald Trump posts and other inflammatory content Zuckerberg to meet with Facebook ad boycott organizersMark Zuckerberg is stepping up his efforts to stop the bleeding from Facebook’s advertiser boycott. The social network’s 36-year-old founder and chief executive will meet with the civil… Advertiser Exodus Snowballs as Facebook Struggles to Ease ConcernsThe social network has tried striking a more conciliatory tone with its advertisers, who object to its handling of hate speech. Third of advertisers may boycott Facebook in hate speech revolt‘Stop Hate for Profit’ campaign gathers momentum as ad boycott spreads outside US Facebook’s growing ad exodus means more risks to revenue growth | The Japan TimesNo single company can significantly dent growth at Facebook, but a rising tally adds to pressure on other brands to follow suit. Facebook boycott: View the list of companies pulling adsA coalition of civil rights groups recently called on major advertisers to boycott Facebook and stop advertising on the social media network in July. Here are the companies that said they would join it. Twitter’s Least-Bad Option for Dealing With Donald TrumpEvery plausible configuration of social media in 2020 is unpalatable. How hate speech campaigners found Facebook's weak spotThe social network’s crisis has been a long time in the making and shows no sign of going away Facebook has bent its hate speech and misinformation policies around Trump since before he was president, report saysThe Washington Post spoke to a dozen current and former employees and viewed previously unreported documents. Facebook to tag ‘harmful’ posts as boycott widensThe firm has been under pressure to improve its moderation of the content on its platform. Facebook to flag 'newsworthy' posts that violate terms, including those by Donald TrumpThe social network's CEO Mark Zuckerberg responds after a series of advertisers threaten to boycott the site over 'hate speech'. Facebook Adds Labels for Some Posts as Advertisers Pull BackPosts about voting will direct viewers to accurate information, and violations from important political figures will be marked “newsworthy.” Facing advertisers’ boycott, Facebook to ban more ‘hateful content’ in adsFacebook said Friday it would ban a "wider category of hateful content" in ads as the embattled social media giant moved to respond to growing protests over its handling of inflammatory posts. Zuckerberg promises future change as Facebook advertiser boycott growsThe 2016 policy seems finally to have cracked to the point of breaking. The Hershey Co. will halt spending on Facebook in July and cut its spend on the platform by a third for the remainder of the yearThe candy maker joins a growing list of companies boycotting Facebook, including Unilever, Verizon, Patagonia, The North Face, and Eddie Bauer.