Celebs join Instagram 'freeze' to protest Facebook inaction

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Several celebrities have been boycotting Instagram to protest what they say is the failure of parent company Facebook to tackle violent and hateful content an election misinformation I marquees are loaded with the latest Kim Kardashian west Katy Perry Leonardo DiCaprio and Kerry Washington are among the celebrities who have been freezing on Instagram for twenty four hours as a protest to back the hash tag stop hate for profit movement Kardashian west to so she cannot be silent when Instagram and Facebook allowed the spread of misinformation and only take steps after people are killed Facebook declined comments but pointed to its efforts to protect the November election and to limit groups that support violence

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