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Jim Carrey Deleting Facebook Page Over Russian Election Meddling

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Actor and Comedian Jim Carrey has announced he is deleting his Facebook page and “dumping” stock he owns in the social media company due to Russian election meddling.

The actor posted the news on Twitter, telling fans, “I’m dumping my @facebook stock and deleting my page because @facebook profited from Russian interference during our elections and they’re still not doing enough to stop it. I encourage all other investors who care about our future to do the same.”

Carrey ended his tweet with the hashtag unfriendfacebook.

According to Business Insider, Facebook testified to Congress “Russian-backed content reached as many as 126 million Americans during and after the 2016 election.”

Carrey’s #unfriendfacebook request is gaining some traction on Twitter, with people responding they either have, or will delete their Facebook accounts.

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