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Twitch, owned by Amazon, pulls Amazon’s anti-union ads

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Twitch is removing the anti-union ads that its parent company, Amazon, was running on the platform. The ads showed Amazon employees talking about why they want to vote no on unionization and directed viewers to Amazon’s “DoItWithoutDues” website. A Twitch spokesperson said the ads “should never have been allowed to run on [the] service,” as they violate its political advertising policies.

Twitch also says that it is “evaluating [its] review processes to ensure that similar content does not run in the future.”

The ads were reported by More Perfect Union; their removal was first reported by Rod Breslau.

The ads were the latest entry in a long campaign aimed at disrupting organization efforts at an Amazon warehouse outside of Birmingham,...

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