Selena Gomez, whose Instagram account is followed by 193 million users and has over 77 million fans on Facebook, posted the message on Instagram Stories, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
She addressed Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of the company, and Sandberg, chief operating officer: “Facebook and Instagram are used to spread hatred, misinformation, racism and bigotry,” according to news.ro
Her message came two days after many celebrities, including Kim Kardashian, Mark Ruffalo and Naomi Campbell, decided to “freeze” their accounts on the two platforms for a day, in support of the #StopHateforProfit campaign.
“I call on both of you to help us stop this. Please close groups and accounts focused on the spread of hate speech violence and misinformation. Our future depends on it, “Gomez wrote. “We cannot afford to have misinformation about voting. There must be data verification and accountability. I hope you will answer me soon “.
Facebook has not commented yet.
Selena Gomez, born on July 22, 1992, in Texas, became famous as a teenager, when she starred in the Disney Channel series “Wizards of Waverly Place” (2007 – 2012). At the end of August 2016, he announced that he would take a career break indefinitely, to recover from a difficult period, marked by panic attacks and depression, which could be the side effects of lupus with which he was diagnosed in 2014. The artist also canceled half of her “Stars Dance” tour in 2014, after that diagnosis. He also released studio albums – “Stars Dance” (2013) and “Revival” (2015).
He recently starred as Woody Allen (“A Rainy Day in New York”) and Jim Jarmusch (“The Dead Don’t Die”) and announced the launch of a cosmetics line.