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Starbucks latest to say it will pause social media ads

Starbucks this week started re-opening stores in Seattle that had been closed to slow the spread of the coronavirus. This one in the Wedgwood neighborhood opened Monday with limited service.

Starbucks is the latest company to say it will pause social media ads after a campaign led by civil rights organizations called for an ad boycott of Facebook, saying it doesn't do enough to stop racist and violent content. Starbucks said Sunday that its actions were not part of the “#StopHateforProfit” campaign, but that it...

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