#StopHateForProfit: Kim Kardashian West to freeze her Instagram, Facebook accounts

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Other than her, many celebrities are partaking in this campaign. (File)

After many pointed to ways in which social media sites provide a platform for hate to proliferate, Kim Kardashian West has decided to freeze her accounts.

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Tweeting to that effect, she wrote, “I love that I can connect directly with you through Instagram and Facebook, but I can’t sit by and stay silent while these platforms continue to allow the spreading of hate, propaganda and misinformation – created by groups to sow division and split America apart – only to take steps after people are killed. Misinformation shared on social media has a serious impact on our elections and undermines our democracy. Please join me tomorrow when I will be “freezing” my Instagram and FB account to tell Facebook to #StopHateForProfit.”

The #StopHateForProfit campaign has been joined by many celebrities. In the past celebrities like Katy Perry, and Demi Lovato, Leonardo Di Caprio have also lent their support to it.

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