The singer shared with the fans her private message she had written to Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg.
US singer Selena Gomez has written a private message to Facebook and Instagram leadership, saying the social media platforms are being used to spread ‘hate, misinformation, racism, and bigotry’.
The singer shared with the fans her private message she had written to Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg on her Instagram story.
In the message, Selena, 28 wrote, “Mark and Sheryl, Selena here. It’s been a while since we sat down. We have a serious problem. Facebook and instagram are being used to spread hate, misinformation, racism, and bigotry.”
“I am call on you both to help stop this,” the singer said and added, “Please shut down groups and users focused on spreading hate speech, violence and misinformation.”
She went on to say, “Our future depends on it, this is an election year. We cannot afford to have misinformation about voting.”
Before signing off, Selena wrote, “There has to be fact checking and accountability”
She was optimistic and wrote, “Hope to hear back from you ASAP.”