Activists call for YouTube to dump Trump channel

San Francisco (AFP) – An activist group on Tuesday called for YouTube to join other social media platforms in dumping US President Donald Trump, threatening an advertising boycott campaign. A #StopHateForProfit campaign demanded the Google-owned video sharing platform take down Trump’s verified channel because it is giving Trump the opportunity “to continue spreading false information” about the validity of the election he lost in November. “If YouTube does not agree with us and join the other platforms in banning Trump, we’re going to go to the advertisers next,” said Common Sense Media chief…

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