Facebook community standards under scrutiny as out and proud ‘dykes’ banned

Secret guidelines used by social media giant Facebook to censor hate speech are resulting in lesbians being blocked and banned for referring to themselves as “dykes”, with one expert suggesting early adoption of artificial intelligence software may be to blame.

Liz Waterhouse, who runs the blog listening2lesbians with her partner Lisa Mallett, said they noticed women started being banned this year, with a sharp escalation in June.

Continue reading at: Facebook community standards under scrutiny as out and proud ‘dykes’ banned – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) (Source)

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3 responses to “Facebook community standards under scrutiny as out and proud ‘dykes’ banned

  1. Perfect! 😀 I’ve pdf’d the ABC article and will send it to our CBC.ca with a letter that it is now their turn. Thank goddess for the remaining publicly funded mainstream media

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  2. Latisha Marie Stallings

    I would like to know why I keep getting blocked from posting a video we know we dnt have right there’s so much worst ppl having sex jerking off dancing pretty much naked drugs guns etc. And you blocking my page there should be some type of way to coming to a plan to fix this getting blocked for no reason plz help

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