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Selena Gomez slams YouTube for spreading lies and funding ‘hate and extremism’

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Vocal powerhouse Selena Gomez has at all times used her voice to name out social media giants over their negligence within the unfold of misinformation on their platforms.

The Uncommon crooner is at it once more as she known as out YouTube lately for taking part in a job within the unfold of false stories and rumours.

Turning to Twitter, she retweeted a tweet from Imran Ahmed, CEO of Middle for Countering Digital Hate and Cease Funding Pretend Information.

“READ: @YouTube funds hate and extremism by allowing live donations on videos containing misinformation and lies. Worse, *they take a cut*. This is no way to build a business, @sundarpichai and @SusanWojcicki,” wrote Ahmed.

Commenting on that, Gomez added: “I like @YouTube and put a music video on there the opposite day… how can this be taking place? I do not need my followers or anybody to be funding hate or violence.”

Earlier, following the Capitol Hill riots, the singer turned to her social media and accused the platforms of serving to incite hatred.

She additionally held the social media giants accountable for the violence in Washington DC, and urged them to “fix things” going ahead.

“Today is the result of allowing people with hate in their hearts to use platforms that should be used to bring people together and allow people to build community,” she said.

“Fb, Instagram, Twitter, Google, Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, Jack Dorsey, Sundar Pichai, Susan Wojcicki – you’ve failed the American individuals immediately, and I hope you are going to make things better transferring ahead,” she added.



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