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Facebook used to be where you would go to see how everyone was doing, show off a picture of your garden, send mom a good morning greeting, laugh at some comics, and check local news. Now, every other post is either filled with anger, misleading stories, and news links that are outright lies. You get bombarded with a narrative that goes against what is happening around you in the real world. A misleading narrative that only becomes obvious after a surprise FB jail term. Then another, and another, because people have no consequences for hitting the report button. I got reported multiple times, by the same person. Reporting is supposed to be anonymous, but for some reason, it wasn't this time. This person went down the feed and reported every comment I made, even those not to/about/at her, or even on the same post. This triggered an algorithm that went through everything I posted, going back a year and a half.
My business page got fact checked and flagged for spreading misinformation for a repost on an increase of hawk activity warnings from the official state Wildlife and Fisheries Dept, from 18 months ago. That was a seasonal post. 3 day jail. 2 days out of FB jail, I got a 7 day jail term for "hate speech against women". I AM a woman. No way to contest it, and it's obvious a program flagged it and not a person. I deactivated my account in an attempt to keep my business page from being flagged for anything else ridiculous while I wait out my 7 day jail term and decide how to proceed.
This has been happening a lot, and the most glaring common denominator is that American Patriots are the ones getting flagged, jailed, or banned. Any questioning of the election, riots, or anything else not aligned with the Left Wing agenda is not allowed. Conservative groups just vanish. Other groups membership drops randomly by large percentages. Left Wing hate is spewed, and defending your opinion, or even yourself is a crime. No one is allowed to say anything FB doesn't like. FB owns your right to speak if you use their platform. And they buy your information, your mind, and soul, with little dopamine bursts of likes and engagement based on how well you follow their script.
Facebook has become a modern day tyrant. Facebook has meddled in the sovereignty of many nations to turn their governments and peoples towards the most favorable quarterly earnings report. Facebook has evolved into an all encompassing social media monopoly that people feel they can't escape from unless they want no social media life at all, which is the only life Covid has left for some. But yet, will "jail" people according to the whim of AI programming. FB is the real virus that is killing the world. The only cure is to cut it out of your life, and suck out it's venom like the bite from the venomous serpent it is.
I have listed items for sale on Facebook Marketplace and they deny my listings for any Tommy Hilfiger listing for NO reason saying they are counterfeit. These items were all purchases from either Macys or Nordstroms. Other members who have the same or similar listings are NOT denied. I have appealed the process and I'm either ignored or they say it's still denied. Yet FB allows Fake Chinese companies posing as US companies to sell $40 treadmills on the marketplace and then have the NERVE to harass people like myself and MANY others who are just trying to sell clothes online to make a little money.
I'm getting flags for $10 TH shirts that my son has outgrown. These practices are discriminatory and ILLEGAL. Facebook also discriminates against people over age 30 in the workplace. If you're not a millennial they won't hire you or they try to fire you. They have been sued many times for these same types of unfair and discriminatory practices. They also discriminate against women and they hire H1B Visa's from India over US workers. They have been sued for this also. FB is just a bad company that hides behind its policies but doesn't follow its own policies not to discriminate. Hypocrites! I believe that FB should be sued for unfair and discriminatory practices in the Marketplace and across its entire platform. If any lawyer is reading this, please contact me. I'd love to sue them!
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So FB allows people openly talk about murdering judges and prosecutors. When those comments were reported FB refused to find a violation. Lots of screenshots taken from Pro Police page Blue Lives Matter. Cops and their supporters talking about killing.
Facebook banned me for an inappropriate message. l had posted on a page. A person was being very distrespectful to some other people and kept replying constantly with disgusting comments. I said that he was like a Jack Russel dog who kept coming back all the time to bite. Apparently you are not allowed to call someone a dog. What l said was not an insult or inappropriate considering what this person was saying to other people. Facebook police need to realise what the definition of inappropriate means. I reckon they put their own people on trolling these sites to aggravate people on purpose to upset them, so they will reply to their nastiness. When the person answers them, they are instantly banned, for very little reason. I do not like Facebook anymore because a person does not have the right to freedom of speech.
This social media platform has gone extremely soft. Some woman was insulting bodies after children and I told her that her ugly personality was showing and I get banned for it? Hey yet it's acceptable to shame women's bodies for bringing babies into this world? Facebook dubbed it as harassment and bullying? I've seen way worse being posted and it remains. Guess if it doesn't fit the Zucks agenda it isn't happening.
The straw that broke the camel's back: I responded to video footage of little Ruby Bridges who had to be escorted to school through a sea of death threats by ADULT ** supremacists and I described the behavior of the crowd as rabid. For that FB banned me for three days, thereby condoning the behavior of people yelling death threats at a little girl whose only wish in life was to have an education. Their excuse? They banned me three times before. I remember those well, in every instance, FB policy was being abused by people who did not agree with my anti-fascist viewpoint, people who exploited Facebook's "policy" to silence me.
Back then, I thought nobody bothered to look at the content that was reported. Or so I thought. Not on any occasion was I allowed any defense, to state my case and my opinions had NOTHING to do with their so-called "policy." But FB continues to do this on a consistent basis leading me to conclude that Facebook encourages the views of fascists and white supremacists and deliberately censors other opinions. Along with its reputation for other underhanded dealings, I am convinced that FB is not worthy of my valuable, intelligent, and well-researched content and I will cease to give them any further material to profit off of without my consent.
What is the difference between getting a speeding ticket and going to "Facebook Jail?" Facebook headquarters is in Santa Clara County, and if you receive a speeding ticket, you can plead guilty, make a written declaration, or go to court. Only after you plead guilty or are found guilty will you be punished, and for an infraction, the government will remove the offense from your record in three years.
Facebook is an amoral company that monetizes the behaviors of its subscribers. In an attempt to change the company's perception and hold off needed government regulations, Facebook is trying to behave morally through the use of algorithms. Certain words immediately put you in "FB jail" and suspend your ability to comment without regard to the context. Supposedly, the decision is reviewed by humans, but that is highly problematic since they freely admit that they don't have enough staff. Appeals are heard on a random basis.
Let me provide an example of the Facebook policy and why it doesn't work. Sc__m is on the list of unapproved words. For those who don't know, the term refers to that layer of dirt surrounding the bathtub after taking a bath. It also refers to a low, despicable person. So, if a meme contains a picture of Adolph Hitler with the caption, "We need more ovens." and you respond that "Hitler is sc__m," the algorithm would immediately put you in "Facebook Jail" for hate speech. Also, there is no timeline for "convictions," so an offense committed two years ago would make the time in "FB jail" longer. If you receive a traffic ticket, you can't opt-out of the process--you will either be found innocent or guilty. Since Facebook is a private company, the opt-out option is available, and the Liker alternative is gaining popularity.
I was messaging my friends on Facebook. I kept feeling like someone is spying on me, soon as I mention my business to my friend, Facebook spy on my message and deleted my business fan page for no reason, and I believe they also hack my account, and send my friends spam messages to sell their products, my friends was telling me, your account is sending bot spam! I told them that wasn't me, I'm gonna be deleting my Facebook account soon.
So I am back in Facebook jail for 30 days again after just getting out on Friday. Every time I have gone to fb jail it was over something that was appropriate to post or I wouldn’t of post. Can’t reach anyone to help me and get my account back open. I’m thinking about filing legal actions against them. I have seen way worst that people post and comment on there and they don’t go to fb jail.
It happened twice. Where I thought I can trust the ads on Facebook. Without knowing that their vendors were a fraud. Facebook should do diligence on every ad they allow on their platform. As a result, the consumer suffers. I would highly recommend not to take buy anything on Facebook. It's a trap. Here is one of many incidents had happened and similar to my situation and I thought it was explained in detail... Started a dispute and No solution from PayPal.
I never received the item. When I checked the Tracking which was false. There is No confirmed Signature and No Confirmation of delivery. No Courier Contact or Name to follow up on. I asked PayPal did you ask for delivery confirmation? No reply! In Australia nowadays with so much fraud the couriers take a image of the front of your house to Prove Delivery if out or ascertain a Signature if in attendance Did PayPal ask for this? This seller cannot give proof of Delivery or any details such as Airline or Courier (DHL Etc).I am Not Happy as I Did Not Get The Item and I have been ripped off. This is Fraud as there exists no proof of Delivery. I tried to appeal PayPal's decision but they shut the case. All I can say is have noting to do with this Company and be aware they change their selling name. DO NOT BUY OFF FACBOOK. Regards.
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