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Starbucks considering leaving Facebook over hateful comments

Starbucks considering leaving Facebook over hateful comments

Starbucks is considering leaving Facebook due to the tone of comments left on its posts about social issues and racial justice. As per BuzzFeed, Starbucks experienced overwhelmingly ’negative/insensitive, hate speech-related comments.’ In June last year, Starbucks joined hundreds of other brands, in temporarily pulling their ads from Facebook as part of a Stop Hate for Profit boycott campaign.

Mark 0 months

I don’t like this place the people don’t agree with me! Let’s leave rather than open dialogue and figure out why absurd extreme left ideology is unpopular with so many.

BlunderingFool 0 months

Starbucks, as reported by buzzfeed, is leaving facebook... over words! Good grief, the jokes write themselves.

Kyle 0 months

Starbucks is decent coffee but I switched to BRCC a long time ago. They're not political, they donate to veteran charities, employee mostly vets and most importantly the coffee is much better.

Barry MC
Barry MC 0 months

Hate/outrage for profit is the business model of social media so they're kinda SOL there.

Kim 0 months

And fair enough too. Brands (and individuals) have the right to decide how they interact. Facebook is a toxic environment at best and a breeding ground for radical hate at worst. Time to ditch them.

Jerry Mandering
Jerry Mandering 0 months

Why do these companies not understand that most people want a cup of coffee, not a lecture on same garbage critical race talking points? Rather than realizing they are alienating their client base they are going to double down and keep at it.

Ratatattat 0 months

Even without their politics, Starbucks' coffee is nasty, bitter, and burnt. Seriously, if it is undrinkable without being mostly cream and sugar, it isn't coffee, it is dessert. BK and MickeyD's make better coffee. Yep, I said it.

Cory 0 months

Oh no people are bullying a major corporation! How sad. Bunch of pansies

الأكبر فادي
الأكبر فادي 0 months

So their feelings are hurt... so they will scamper off... does Starbucks seriously not understand how the internet works?

Alpha 150
Alpha 150 0 months

Awww starbucks can't handle the vitriol of f*cking *facebook*. 🤣

Rational ific
Rational ific 0 months

Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia weren't so authoritarian. They only silenced the voices that they didn't like! You could totally have free speech as long as you agreed 100%. Same with North Korea today. I don't know why they are villified so much for so-called "lack of free speech".

Dave 0 months

Hey Brand. No one cares about your opinion. Sell me a damn coffee and shut your mouth.

RichieRamirez 0 months

If you want to be a public figure, you automatically are exposed to public criticism and hate. Grow a pair you greedy corporations.

WJ MacKENZIE 0 months

Crappy corporation that makes crappy coffee is having issues wirh a crappy public platform.

Tom 0 months

would that be the Asian hate that they had to stop because they found out the majority of hate against Asians was black not white so they didn't play to the right demographic

Sigfried 0 months

👏get 👋woke👋go👋broke. But only if they'don't eat you first' It's like siding with vampires over eating humans: you either become slowly ostracized by the humans or the vampires get an easy meal.

Brandon 0 months

I think it should be up to them but good for them if they do so I say leave this racial justice sjw b.s. is going to far.

Jackson 0 months

Smart move Make a big deal about leaving Facebook because of harassment when its already a dying platform in the first place.

Vincent 0 months

Or maybe... Just maybe... People don't want a side of woke with their coffee and they want you to shut up and pour? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Csaba 0 months

Stay neutral, dont get radical with your decisions.Keep your politics from your business.

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