Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Facebook Takes Down Benghazi Message

Benghazi controversy continues.  The SOS posted this and Facebook took it down twice.

Facebook took this down after 24,000 "likes"


Tania Cadogan said...

free speech only when it suits us apparantly

Tania Cadogan said...

Note also FB banned a picture of earwax.

There are no hard and fast rules on what is and is not acceptable since we have heard repeated claims of child abuse groups on FB and dubious choice in images and language.

Methinks someone somewhere is majorly bored and a democrat.

FB gerts thousands of requests about sites, images and comments, i wonder why that particular images keeps being removed ( who complained) yet other images mocking euther party candidate are allowed.

In my job there are TOS which we all follow, there will however be times when we have to make a judgement call and a 2nd opinion is sought particualry with avs of a doubtful nature ( we call it th squint test) if you gotta squint to see what you think it is it's a pass .

Anonymous said...
From the link above:

After all that censorship and bureaucracy, Facebook is now acknowledging that it was a mistake. Here’s the note that Facebook’s Andrew Noyes passed along to the Erik Wemple Blog: “This was an error and we apologize for any inconvenience it may have caused. They can feel free to repost the image.”

KatONine said...

dawn soca: Um. I don't know what rule it breaks or even if it does break a rule. I was commenting on how free speech doesn't exist on the internet.

I don't see how that particular picture could break a rule - it's like many others out there on the 'lol internet'.

Anonymous said...

Peter, what are your thoughts on President Obama's terminology when he calls murderous terrorists "folks"? The only folks I've ever known are my parents, kin, friendly neighbors and sometimes, kind strangers.

Sanity said...

Peter, I second Anonymous' question about the use of "folks" which is something he has called murderers in the past. Is this his empathy or respect towards Islam?

Anonymous said...

Hobnob, did facebook block the earwax because it belonged to a politician? If so, we should support this and stop all politicians from empything their earwax upon us. It might cause them to listen.

Anonymous said...

I thought facebook changed their minds? The post is still being taken down.

Anonymous said...

And now it's back up.