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Hiw many have had a 30 day Facebook timeout? I am currently serving one.
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...
I only ever went to FB to visit with my sister. Since we have been incommunicado I haven’t been. I didn’t even know FB timeout was a thing? How does one achieve that status?
Very easily! Much too easily. Facebook frequently misinterprets posts as "promoting" ideas that are merely being mentioned. I've been suspended from Facebook for posts that simply mentioned bullying, violence, racism, covid misinformation. None of my posts actually promoted those things by any means.
It’s better to delete your account if you aren’t using it. Facebook uses the numbers of active users as a selling point so keeping accounts benefits the zuck.
You’ll still be a shadow account. Facebook runs face recognition on all photos and tracks even non-subscribers through cookies and browser signatures.Facebook probably has info on every man, woman, and child in this country and can likely put names on the shadow accounts whenever they want.
Facebook knows more about you than you do. As the US rushes to a fascist government run by fucktards who think their ends justify their means and privacy means they get to watch and surveil, the day could easily come when those profiles get raided and used to determine who is a loyal republican trump/desantis supporter and who isn’t.
People would be prudent to limit online exposures especially with companies like facebook, twitter, instagram, or anything that might be mined to see who is loyal and who isn’t. These kinds of invasions are common when crooks get power.