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Facebook ad boycott could succeed where policymaking failed

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., listens during a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 23, 2019. Foto: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer

For years, Facebook has succeeded for years in fending off critics and regulators in Washington who have complained about its market power and its failure to protect privacy, police hate speech and curb political disinformation.

Now, a boycott by major advertisers and a subsequent slide in its shares are forcing the world's largest social media network to reckon with the very issues that policymakers have long failed to resolve...

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