What do Kool and the Gang, Hewlett Packard, Ebay, and Jesus all have in common? Holocaust Denial on Facebook! **UPDATE**

As they are all advertise (unknowingly) on Facebook Holocaust denial pages, promoting hatred:

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So...who wants to advertise on Facebook?
After all, Facebook claims:
“We give advertisers the tools to control where their ads appear. This includes the ability to make sure they don’t appear on any groups. We’re closely monitoring the groups and have already removed several of them.”
So-- the aforementioned brands and names are alright with being associated with Holocaust denial? We find that hard to believe.

By the way, this is not the first time we have pointed out this issue. Here we explained and documented how AT&T, Netflix, Verizon, and Monster.com are associated with Islamic terrorism, thanks to Facebook's negligence and disregard for the thousands of JIDF activists who sent complaints and reported the material.


We heard back promptly from Oakley who stated the following:
From: Tamara Weinstein
Subject: Article about ads on Facebook pages
Date: May 13, 2009 7:55:30 PM CDT
To: Jewish Internet Defense Force


I wanted to get in touch with you to let you know that we saw the article you posted regarding the Facebook ads on the Holocaust denial pages and appreciate that it was brought to our attention. The ad that is running on those pages is NOT an Oakley corporate ad and our legal department is working to get them pulled. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you

Best regards,
Tamara Weinstein

Web Marketing & Communications
Kudos to Oakley for doing the right thing! (Wish we could say the same for Facebook.)


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