Tuesday, April 30, 2013

FWD.US: Stop running ads supporting fossil fuels | RAN

Tell Mark Zuckerberg's new lobby group, FWD.us, to stop running television ads encouraging support for Keystone XL!

This is beyond comprehension. Join us in demanding that FWD.us stop running these ads IMMEDIATELY: http://org.credoaction.com/petitions/fwd-us-stop-running-ads-supporting-fossil-fuels

Please LIKE and SHARE to spread the word. We have to use Zuckerberg's own tool to prove a urgent point: hey hey, ho ho, Keystone has got to GO!

FWD.US: Stop running ads supporting fossil fuels | CREDO Action

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Mark Zuckerberg's New Political Group Spending Big On Ads Supporting Keystone XL And Oil Drilling | ThinkProgress

Facebook Rejects Ad Highlighting Zuckerberg Group’s Support For Keystone XL

Apr 30, 2013
When a subsidiary of Mark Zuckerberg’s new political group started airing ads for expanded oil drilling and the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, CREDO Action decided to post an adof their own calling Zuckerberg out — on Facebook.
This morning, Facebook rejected CREDO’s Facebook ad (pictured right). According to CREDO Action, Facebook initially informed them they rejected the ad because it used Facebook trademarks — specifically, Zuckerberg’s image. Though the image used was fully licensed for creative commons use, a Facebook representative told ThinkProgress that any images of Zuckerberg are off-limits, as he is part of the Facebook brand. The rules governing Facebook brand usage specify “trademarks, names, domain names, logos” but does not explicitly restrict images of Zuckerberg.
Zuckerberg’s group, FWD.US, is ostensibly focused on passing comprehensive immigration reform, with long-term goals of expanding scientific research and reforming education. However, the group soon started funding ads promoting oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and constructing the Keystone XL pipeline. In the past, Zuckerberg has called for reducing fossil fuel usage in favor of more clean energy sources. FWD.US defended the ads as a way to shore up vulnerable Republican lawmakers who support immigration reform...
more > Facebook Rejects Ad Highlighting Zuckerberg Group's Support For Keystone XL | ThinkProgress

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