[LMB] OT: Announcement update, FB
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Fri Sep 3 00:54:03 BST 2021
On 9/2/21 16:11, Pat Mathews wrote:
> All right! Shakes head. I think they're totally winging it at this point.
> In a totally unexpected development, FB reviewed my decision to contest FB
> jail and let me back in this morning!
> Jean Lamb
>You fell afoul of a semi-automated system My guess is that the evil
anti-vaxxer reported you, and the FB ban-bot banned you automatically.
Then a human reviewed the ban, realized the anti-vaxxer had no grounds,
and fixed it. FB had a terrible time with such things, trusting bots to
judge posts, to the consternation of innocent bystanders, but they've
I had a Facebook account, but I haven't logged in in years. (My mother
FBs, so I know a little about it.) They used to block posts of my Mom's
if she dared criticize Hilary Clinton. It's not a haven of free speech.
If you just use it to keep in touch with friends and relatives, it's
fine. Anything else, one is better off looking elsewhere.*
* Don't get me started on Russian bots...
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