2021 04 11: to show FB censorship in the guise of a support message
2021 05 31: to illustrate FB censorship of a link to an article in Canada’s National Post
The face of FB shadow banning shows itself quite clearly in this:
Given that they are interesting if not hot topics for which I had wanted to start discussion threads, and that I have close to 3000 FB friends, it seems hardly possible that as much as a week or even a month later there has not been a single like or comment on many of my initial postings at my FB timeline. Postings since just May 1:
Someone is crying wolf. This was not the best use of the emergency alert system.
“You have to realize that exposing the illegal activities of your government is illegal.”
<“Free” Markets don’t create more millionaires.> by Harald Eia
Lots of well wishers from around the world are sending me wishes, “hope you are fine”….
A chart of interest:
Such letters are never written by groups of individuals who are at the apex of their career.
Do you think that members of parliament should get a pay raise while millions of Canadians are out of work….
For more instances of FB shadow banning, go down the entries in my FB Timeline.
Update 2021 05 27
Of course, often, and lately increasingly more often, FB employs straight censorship, over and above plain old shadow banning, such as in this case, where I had tried to post a comment to someone’s remark that giving the U.S. voting franchise to women was not necessarily a good thing:
Update 2021 05 31
Facebook sent me a notification that informed me that sharing a link to a National Post article about “The (very strong) case of COVID-19 leaking from a Chinese lab” is spam. That is even though lately there were news that Facebook relented on its customary censorship of all information about a COVID-19 leak from the Wuhan lab. Obviously the news of Facebook relenting on the censoring of such news are fake news, but here is a screenshot of the notification FB had send to me:
The screenshot is linked to the censored National Post article.
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