Those Zuckerberg cutouts? They were made in Charlotte

(WSICweb.com) - The fleet of 100 life-sized Mark Zuckerberg cutouts that adorned the U.S. Capitol lawn Tuesday was produced by a Charlotte company.

Heritage Printing & Graphics made the displays for activist group Avaaz which said in a press release that “it’s calling on Mark Zuckerberg, Internet CEOs and government regulators to fight disinformation campaigns threatening our democracies.”

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Kevin Smith is Marketing Manager for Heritage and says the group wanted a high-quality product that could be produced quickly.

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The cutouts featured Zuckerberg in a t-shirt with the phrase “fix fakebook” printed on the front.  Numerous media outlets reported on the display.  Heritage says that while many have referred to the life-size Zuckerberg’s as “cardboard cutouts,” they were actually produced using coroplast substrate which is a type of corrugated plastic.

This story from FOX 46 WJZY news partner WSIC Radio

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