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More Companies Pull Advertising to Protest Google's Treatment of Extremist Content

Britain is the second largest market for Google, generating $7.8 billion primarily from advertising in 2016.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) - Get Report and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) - Get Reportare the latest U.S. companies to pull advertising from Google's (GOOGL) - Get ReportYouTube and programmatic advertising platforms in the in protest of Google's treatment of extremist content. The moves follow similar actions from Verizon (VZ) - Get Report and AT&T (T) - Get Report . Companies in the U.K including Tesco (TSCDY)  and Sainsbury's (JSAIY) were among the first to pull ads earlier this week. 

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