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(9,198 posts)
Sat Oct 30, 2021, 10:51 AM Oct 2021

FB Community Standards??!!

A RWNJ “friend” just posted a pic of Joe and Kamala, with a pic of the Lincoln convertible - same model that JFK was assassinated in - with the caption “Those two would look good in here.” Not only did I un-friend him but I reported the meme to FB, whose response was “the photo does not violate our Community Standards.”
Advocating that the President and VP should be assassinated does not “violate their standards”?? What does, then? I’ve been thrown in “jail” for WAY less. Truly WTF.

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FB Community Standards??!! (Original Post) Freddie Oct 2021 OP
probably the millennial or gen-z who reviewed it drray23 Oct 2021 #1
It's not outsourced to people in a foreign country who work cheap? n/t PoliticAverse Oct 2021 #2
I'm not gonna lie True Dough Oct 2021 #3
Apparently not too far for FB Freddie Oct 2021 #4
Yeah, me too True Dough Oct 2021 #5
I didn't want him to die Freddie Oct 2021 #6
I would have been satisfied if he True Dough Oct 2021 #7
Me too actually Freddie Oct 2021 #10
Well, in a food group I'm in Bettie Oct 2021 #8
But advocating for the assassination of the President won't?? Freddie Oct 2021 #9
Yep, that's about it Bettie Oct 2021 #13
The person who reviewed it probably had no idea of the connection Polybius Oct 2021 #11
I did, thanks Freddie Oct 2021 #12
K & R Duppers Oct 2021 #14


(7,539 posts)
1. probably the millennial or gen-z who reviewed it
Sat Oct 30, 2021, 10:55 AM
Oct 2021

has no idea who jfk was and what occured. Of course that's assuming a human looked at it. It could have been an algorithm.

True Dough

(16,876 posts)
3. I'm not gonna lie
Sat Oct 30, 2021, 10:59 AM
Oct 2021

I more than once, with a smile on my face, imagined Trump choking with a hamburder lodged in his throat.

But I have never once reposted any memes endorsing that he be assassinated. That's going too far.


(9,198 posts)
4. Apparently not too far for FB
Sat Oct 30, 2021, 11:08 AM
Oct 2021

I’ll admit I was kinda happy when the news broke that TFG had Covid. But this is absolutely beyond the pale.

True Dough

(16,876 posts)
5. Yeah, me too
Sat Oct 30, 2021, 11:17 AM
Oct 2021

I did think, "Let this be the most severe case of Covid in the short history of Covid."

But that's not the way it worked out, of course.


(9,198 posts)
6. I didn't want him to die
Sat Oct 30, 2021, 11:23 AM
Oct 2021

That would have made him a martyr. I was hoping he’d get really, really sick. Ventilator sick. Enough to take the “hoax” disease seriously. Of course he got state-of-the-art treatment and walked away.


(15,876 posts)
8. Well, in a food group I'm in
Sat Oct 30, 2021, 11:28 AM
Oct 2021

someone reported their photo of Keto Peanut Butter bars and the photo and post was taken down for violating community standards.

The words white supremacy will get you tossed in Facebook Jail.


(15,876 posts)
13. Yep, that's about it
Sat Oct 30, 2021, 07:24 PM
Oct 2021

people I know who put up left leaning things get booted or FB jail.

Meanwhile, the right wingers don't tend to get booted or time-out.

There is definitely a point of view by the people who run the platform.


(14,920 posts)
11. The person who reviewed it probably had no idea of the connection
Sat Oct 30, 2021, 12:30 PM
Oct 2021

They likely just saw the Lincoln, read the text and was like "What's so bad about saying the President and VP would look good in a classic car? Wonder why someone would report this."

My advice is to appeal, and then explain to them the threat and connection.

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