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Hiw many have had a 30 day Facebook timeout? I am currently serving one.
Facebook flagged this meme as "hate speech"...
Facebook flagged this meme as "bullying"...
Facebook flagged this meme as "covid misinformation"...
I don't remember the specified reason this meme was flagged, but my best guess is that it was interpreted as advocating violence...
Also, Facebook once suspended me for a post that read as follows:
"It's amazing that the KKK worships a Jew."
I reported many an individual in my final days on facebook. None ever resulted in a suspension as far as I could tell. Facebook sucks. I get a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach even thinking about going on it. I do enjoy the screen caps that are posted here on the individual SAV entries.
I have a self-imposed time out that's going on 649 days now. Back when I was a regular user (10+ years) I never received a timeout. My husband did get a twitter suspension for commenting "hang 'em high" on some tweet about some school shooter or something (can't remember precisely).
I actually stopped using Facebook & Twitter.
I kept being suspended for telling racists & neo-nazis to drink bleach.
You should all checkout the fediverse.
During the 1990's, when Amazon had a place for commenting on reviews, I had a multi-paragraph comment automatically removed the instant I tried to post it.
I did not type anything vulgar or insulting at all. I tried to remember what I had written and try to figure out what might have caused the automatic removal. Suddenly, I figued it out. My comment included a reference to "The Dick Van Dyke Show", and one of those words was automatically flagged as vulgar.
The primitive software used by Amazon at the time was obviously programmed to instantly delete any post that includes any of the words designated as vulgar. The same would have happened if I had mentioned the name of the original host of "American Bandstand" or a famous whale from a novel by Herman Melville.
I caught a 30-day ban for posting a meme of the hypodermic needle saying, “fuck it, die then!” last year. I couldn’t do Facebook Live or Facebook Marketplace for 30 days and I couldn’t join new groups. I don’t do any of those things, so I didn’t really notice.
I got a Twitter time-out for calling some GOP reptile a moldy old crust of bread. Apparently calling someone “old” is hate speech even if they look like the Cryptkeeper’s grandfather.
That meme you described is a very popular one. I've seen it on Facebook many times. The fact that it results in "Facebook jail" in one instance and not in others proves my point: Facebook's rules are vague and unpredictable. Account suspensions happen at the arbitrary whims of individual Facebook cops, who bring their own personal prejudices and biases to the job.
Zero times. However, I was once warned about mocking religious freaks. 🙄
Also, fuck all things Meta. FB is a cesspool now.
I never had a suspension but I caused a few. Every time my crazy cousin posted wacky medical or political disinformation, I'd report her. Then she'd be screaming about the nazi censors @ Facebook. It was a hoot for a while but it got old. Dumped my account.
I, literally, was on 30 days suspension for 1/2 of my 11 years of existence on that fascist pile of shit. After a couple of years of making duplicate accounts they tied them all together Abdblocjked them all! When I was 2 days from my last 30 day suspension being over, they suspended for another 30 days over this meme posted on a trump asshole sucking treasonous pro trump post! It was 3 months old. that was it, cut all ties with them. Fuck them
I’ve had 2 or 3. I created a fake page to do the posting now. Surprisingly, it has only gotten jailed once for a few days.
Heard they’re deleting posts from people trying to help women access health services.
ME! I've had 2 so far, but they were while Trump was in office. I've been a good girl since then.
They give you one for any old thing now except death threats, those are okay, saying the word idiot isn't.
You are right! I got jailed for calling someone dumb. I reported someone for saying the whole Obama family should be dragged to their death behind his truck and that was fine. I hate FB.
My most recent Facebook suspension was not a result of a satirical meme, but a one-sentence text post that simply stated an ironic fact. I subsequently made a meme that incorporated a screenshot of the text post. (It's not an excerpt; that brief sentence was the entire post.)
When I posted this meme, Facebook removed it and notified me that it had been flagged as "bullying".
This is a slightly modified version of a meme that resulted in a Facebook suspension. The reason: they interpreted it as covid misinformation. In the original version, the first sentence read "a lot of people". Before posting it again, I changed "people" to "idiots" to make it clear that I am not in agreement with claims that the pandemic is a hoax!
Maybe I’m just old but that girl (young woman?) looks very young. Childlike in the face.
On one occasion, Facebook censors misinterpreted this meme as "hate speech" and temporarily suspended my account. Nevertheless, I've subsequently re-posted it on Facebook pages several times since then. When re-posting it, I've added text to explain my real point.
Facebook “censors” are probably overworked, understaffed, and fighting a deluge. They probably make lots of mistakes in their hurry.
Better to just outlaw facebook. It’s a cancer in and of itself.
According to Facebook censors, this meme promotes violence:
Wow! I reported someone that said the whole Obama family should be dragged to their death behind his truck and they said it wasn’t a violation. wtf?!?
There is no consistency in their rules or bans. It's impossible to predict what they'll accept and what they'll suspend someone's account for.
Facebook is a terrible fount of misinformation. In the last few years, I've joined various Facebook pages, and tried to combat the misinformation by posting rebuttals when I see it.
I learned awhile ago that memes get more attention than plain text posts. When there is a long thread of replies to a post, many people scroll past a lot of the text posts, yet they'll stop to read memes. The visual aspect grabs their attention. So, I've become prolific at creating memes.
Many of the memes I make are satirical, and satire is frequently misconstrued. A meme ABOUT racism can be misinterpreted as promoting racism. A meme ABOUT wacky conspiracy theories can be misinterpreted as promoting wacky conspiracy theories.
On a handful of occasions, I've been suspended from Facebook, always as a result of posts that were misconstrued. Each time, I tried to learn to be less subtle, and to avoid certain phrases that could result in automatic flagging. Nevertheless, no matter how careful I've tried to be, I would sooner or later get another Facebook suspension.
The only reason I want to stay on Facebook is so that I can do my part in fighting the misinformation by posting the truth. However, after my most recent 3-day suspension, I got so fed up that I became sick of Facebook. I still use it on occasion, but I no longer spend hours on it per day, as I was doing up until about four months ago.
To give you and others an idea of how ridiculous Facebook's "community guidelines" are, I will re-post the memes that have resulted in Facebook account suspensions, here on this thread...