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Selena Gomez sent a private message to Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg to call out Facebook and Instagram’s racism issue

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Actor, singer, and entrepreneur Selena Gomez is joining the #StopHateForProfit campaign to combat racism and hate on social media platforms especially Facebook and Instagram. Taking a step further, she sent a private message to the CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg, and COO Sheryl Sandberg regarding the same.

Selena Gomez sent a private message to Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg to call out Facebook and Instagram's racism issue

The 28-year-old singer and actress shared a screenshot of her message on her Instagram stories. In the message, Selena wrote, "Facebook and Instagram are being used to spread hate, misinformation, racism, and bigotry. I am calling you both to HELP STOP THIS."

She further wrote, "Please shut down groups and users focused on spreading hate speech violence and misinformation. Our future depends on it. We cannot afford to have misinformation about voting. There has to be fact-checking and accountability. Hope to hear back from you ASAP."

Selena Gomez sent a private message to Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg to call out Facebook and Instagram's racism issue

Selena Gomez is joining Kim Kardashian and several other celebrities who will freeze their accounts for 24 hours. Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, Michael B. Jordan, Sacha Baron Cohen, Katy Perry, Jennifer Lawrence, Judd Apatow, Ashton Kutcher, Amy Schumer, Sarah Silverman, among others who will participate in the campaign.

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