Not the Onion: Facebook deems Diamond and Silk ‘unsafe to the community’

Not the Onion: Facebook deems Diamond and Silk ‘unsafe to the community’
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[Ed. – Yes, Facebook actually said this, according to a Facebook post by dynamic duo Diamond and Silk.  Their page hasn’t been banned from Facebook.  But Facebook is now preventing Diamond and Silk posts from circulating in the site’s news feeds.  (Note: the same thing is happening, although in a less comprehensive way, to Liberty Unyielding.)  Diamond and Silk challenged that censorship, and report that they’ve received their “final answer” from Facebook — a negative one.]

The pro-Trump pair posted on the embattled social media platform on Friday night, saying after months of correspondence, they were deemed to be “unsafe to the community.” …

“Finally after several emails, chats, phone calls, appeals, beating around the bush, lies, and giving us the run around, Facebook gave us another bogus reason why Millions of people who have liked and/or followed our page no longer receives notification and why our page, post and video reach was reduced by a very large percentage,” echoing the complaints of many conservative and pro-Trump pages.

Here is the reply from Facebook. Thu, Apr 5, 2018 at 3:40 PM: “The Policy team has came to the conclusion that your content and your brand has been determined unsafe to the community.”

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The pair say it took “6 Months, 29 days, 5 hrs, 40 minutes and 43 seconds” to get a response, which they add the network said is “final and it is not appeal-able in any way.”

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