Facebook Has Been Profiting From Boogaloo Ads Promoting Civil War And Unrest

by BuzzFeed News

BuzzFeed News— Facebook said on Tuesday it was banning content associated with the "Boogaloo" extremist group. BuzzFeed News found the company has been running Boogaloo ads advocating for violence for months. View Entire Post ›

www.dailykos.com—Gun dealers rack up profits by marketing to 'Boogaloo Bois' and their civil war fantasies. Like most far-right “movements,” the so-called “Boogaloo” cult—with its built-in fetishes around guns, body armor, banners, patches, T-shirts and assorted accoutrements—is also simultaneously a big moneymaking opportunity for right-wing operatives and their enablers, eager to milk the gullible “Patriots” who flock to their websites. Chief among the enablers have been Facebook and Instagram, who have, as BuzzFeedNewsreports, been raking in advertising dollars from “Boogaloo”-related merchants...

Mail Online—How civil rights leaders began the Facebook ad boycott. Leaders of the civil rights groups behind the boycott have now said the action was in the pipeline ever since Donald Trump was elected in 2016.

The Independent—Facebook bans extremist Boogaloo groups after profiting from their adverts 'for months'. The Boogaloo movement is an US-based anti-government group which has gained momentum against the Black Lives Matter movement