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Sacha Baron Cohen hops off Instagram protest hate speech policy

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Sacha Baron Cohen, a British comedian, actor, writer and director, announced on Twitter that he would be freezing his Instagram account on Wednesday in an ongoing campaign to hold social media companies accountable for hate speech.

Baron Cohen has been vocally critical of Facebook’s handling of hate speech, and in his keynote address at the Anti-Defamation League’s 2019 summit, he declared Facebook and a handful of other internet companies to be “The greatest propaganda machine in history.” Facebook owns Instagram.

On Monday Baron Cohen, known for his fictional characters including Ali G and Borat, tweeted a picture of Facebook co-founder and CEO........

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