Kim Kardashian Joins Facebook, Instagram Boycott

She says she's freezing accounts for 24 hours
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 15, 2020 7:18 PM CDT
Kim Kardashian Is Freezing Her Social Media Accounts
Kim Kardashian West speaks at the "Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project" panel during the Oxygen TCA 2020 Winter Press Tour at the Langham Huntington, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif.   (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)

One of the Kardashians is going to be harder to keep up with than usual on Wednesday. Kim Kardashian West says she is freezing her Facebook and Instagram accounts for 24 hours as part of the #StopHateForProfit campaign to protest misinformation and hate speech, the Guardian reports. "I can’t sit by and stay silent while these platforms continue to allow the spreading of hate, propaganda, and misinformation," she tweeted Tuesday. "Misinformation shared on social media has a serious impact on our elections and undermines our democracy." Other celebrities joining the campaign, which was organized by civil rights groups, include Katy Perry, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Jennifer Lawrence, reports the BBC. (More Kim Kardashian stories.)

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