Black-owned businesses can also now self-designate their Facebook page as being Black-owned. The designation won’t appear publicly on the profile or page, but it will come up as being Black-owned in the Businesses Nearby section.
“This will make it easier for people to discover, message, buy goods or order food through third-party apps from Black-owned businesses in their local communities,” Facebook said.
Facebook added it’s already distributed the majority of itswhose revenue has been impacted by the pandemic.
It comes as Black Lives Matter protests are continuing across the US as people demonstrate against the deaths at the hands of the police of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, and against systemic racism.
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