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    Facebook Has Suspended All Of Our Admin Accounts Because The Profile Picture On Our Unpublished Page Of A Turtle Turkey “Violated Community Standards”

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    The bullshit with Facebook continues. We have a bunch of individual accounts that have access to our business pages as admins. We do this because in the past if a post was arbitrarily taken down by a mob then only the account we were signed in on was punished. And if that account got a 24 hour or 3 day or 30 day suspension, the other accounts could continue to use the page.

    Well, apparently Facebook changed that setting. We just went to post the recent Joyner Lucas blog we published and I was forced to sign out of and back into my account. Just like every other blogger I got this message:

    They removed a picture of a Rockwellian Thanksgiving diner in which the Turtleboy was being served instead of a turkey. Obviously this doesn’t violate any of Facebook’s “community standards.” Yet Facebook executives INSIST that human beings review these posts, and not robots. Here’s what executive Monika Bickert told CNN in March of 2016:

    Bickert told CNNMoney that Facebook prioritizes the review of posts inciting physical harm — but all reports of violations are reviewed by trained Facebook employees. She said she often gets asked why the company doesn’t have its “world-class engineers” tackle hate speech “proactively and perfectly.”

    So it was’t just a regular person who reached the conclusion that this picture violated Facebook’s community standards”

    It was a “world class engineer” that reached this conclusion. This is the lie that Facebook is telling to the general public. A flat out, easily disprovable lie. Unless someone who works at Facebook could tell me which world class engineer was so offended by a turtle turkey, and explain how exactly that photograph violates the standards.

    According to Monika Bickert Facebook receives well over a million reported posts a day. That was two years ago. It’s probably much higher now. Yet Facebook employs only 10,000 people. Assuming that 10% (it’s probably much lower than that) of all employees are hired to review posts, that would mean that each of the 1,000 employees has to review at minimum 1,000 reported posts per day. Once again, it’s probably much, much higher than that.

    But whatever. We’ve been able to avoid this problem in the past by just using another Facebook account with admin control of the page. But we can’t do that this time because literally every single blogger got this message:

    It clearly says, “it looks like something YOU posted….”  But the people receiving this message didn’t post that image. Another blatant lie from Facebook.

    In the meantime our bloggers have lives outside of Turtleboy. Some have side businesses in which they use Facebook to communicate with clients. That’s no longer possible because all of our pages are suspended for varying amounts of times. Only a couple can still post using our page, and that’s because we had them on as editors and not admins. They avoided a suspension that way somehow. The rest of us can’t post at all because we’re getting messages like this:

    Oh, and the Turtleboy Sports page is just completely gone now too. Prior to this we could all still see the page on our own because we have admin control. It’s just gone now. Who knows if it can get restored.

    If we were posting legitimate things that violated the terms and conditions we’d gladly take our medicine. But obviously this is a fuck up on the part of Facebook, and they can’t admit they did anything wrong because they’d be admitting to lying about having employees review these posts. They can’t admit that fucked up by giving into feelings and encouraging mobs of people to mass report anything they don’t like for “bullying.” They gave people the tools to mass report, and then they didn’t hire anyone or create the appropriate infrastructure to monitor it.

    Look, does this suck? Yup. But at the end of the day it’s just a pain in the ass. Another obstacle we WILL overcome. The butthurt patrol thinks these are victories, but they’re not. Because all they do is make us come back stronger. Our glorious return will be that much more triumphant now. They can’t stop us because we will always have the only thing that matters – our blog. And you can always go directly to the blog. It shocks me how many people don’t understand this concept. We’ve been trained to click on links strictly through social media. That’s not how the Internet works people!

    Anyway, please continue to send this story to as many media outlets as possible. This could happen to any page that Didi Delgado does’t like. It’s a big story that the world’s biggest social media site can be so easily manipulate.

    A lot of people are saying, “Facebook is a private business, they can ban whoever they want.” Wrong. Facebook’s terms and conditions are a legally binding contract. If you follow their rules then Facebook cannot suspend you, or else they’d be the ones violating the contract. And obviously this does cost us money so they’d be liable for any revenue lost (which we can easily document).

    People think we’re kidding around when we say we’re hiring a lawyer. We’re not. Our Worcester lawyer sent them a demand letter today. They have 30 days to respond, and in the past this has worked. However, they’ve also ignored our demand letters, and if they do so this time we will have no choice but to sue them. The problem is that it’s expensive because you have to hire a California lawyer to file suit out there. That’s stipulated in the terms and conditions. But sue them we will, and we will win. Because we’ve got them lying multiple times, violating their own terms and conditions, and denying you people news and us revenue.

    More importantly Facebook has to ask itself, “Where are we going with this? What do we want to be?” Facebook works because it’s an amazing medium for people to exchange ideas, stories, news, and images. Facebook messengers is how I communicate with most people I know. Lots of other people are in the same boat. That’s why Facebook has become so big and successful. But if they continue down this path then no one’s gonna wanna use it anymore, because it’s basically owned and operated by SJW mobs led by cheesehogs like Didi Delgado.

    P.S. If they try to tell us once again that a human being removes all posts, they’re gonna have to explain all of these ones too:

    The last one’s the best.

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    Discussion

    1. MrSmiley


      Fuck zuck.

      1. Vick


        Who do you think is behind this? Any thoughts?

    2. FREE MUH BOI


      Pretty soon they’ll say the Turtle is a racist symbol, just like they did with Pepe the Frog.

      1. Snarf


        You can thank 4chan /pol/ for the Pepe fiasco. Actually, if it’s a super-viral meme or colossal trolling/hoax, you can almost guarantee that 4chan’s /b/ or /pol/ boards had something to do with it.

    3. ElJefe72


      You need to start a GoFundMe page to cover legal costs.

      1. Mediocrity


        THIS!! Turtle riders would gladly donate for legal fees.

      2. johnnyb


        I’m in..The most legit GFM page ever!!

    4. FUCK YOU


      fuck you scumbags! I cant wait until the judge sues you and your blog is removed to.

      1. Lolajack


        What judge?

      2. MrSmiley


        The butthurt is strong with this one.

      3. Frank Dux


        Eloquently put, FUCK YOU (though you never completed your last sentence). So, you oppose freedom of speech?

      4. AngryTurtle


        Hey cheesenuts, dont think the ‘judge’ will be suing anyone… especially when as a judge he knows he has no legal grounds for it..

      5. Phil Simms Sucks


        Hey Fuck You, I can’t wait till you get that dick out of your mouth and start making sense when you talk

      6. Savage Squaw Bitch


        Oh no, could this be that fat, black whale that escaped Shamu’s tank? Get back to Sea World!

      7. deez nuts


        ohh, dont be sad little fella. we are so sorry your dick is so small you pee on your nuts. dont be butt hurt because you were featured as a loser druggy lowlife scumbucket.

        With a teeny tiny dinky. 🙂

      8. No white guilt here


        Hey! Fuck you too.

      9. johnnyb


        Moron..drop dead!!

      10. Hughbo Mont


        Hey FU, still studying for the GED?

      11. Ramona


        Removed “to” what? Or where?

    5. Some Guy


      You (TurtleBoy) need to do something about that big fat piece of shit, Didi the obese turd.

    6. Becky Blueline


      The only thing I can draw from this is that Facebook is giving you a LOT to work with from a legal perspective. It’s going to be annoying and frustrating for us readers (and the TBS team, obviously) to wait as your legal counsel goes through the process, but I think this is going to lead to some pretty important, historical outcomes. Thank you for all that you do. While I don’t always agree with what you write, I’m grateful that I get to actually have that right to my opinions. Facebook shouldn’t get to take away that publishing channel and I’m glad you’re fighting it.

    7. zuckmyzick


      I hope you sue win then stay off facebook. I haven’t had to care about what some narcissist did today for 5 years and counting.

    8. Zuck the Cuck


      Sorry Turtleboy, you lose already, you can not block my stychle.

    9. 2018 Is Going to Be a Great Year


      I hope you end up bankrupt trying to fight this in court. Let’s face it – this blog doesn’t generate anywhere near enough revenue to cover the legal fees that are going to be involved. Good luck trying to fight a company as large as Facebook. You’re definitely going to need it! Bye bye, dickheads.

      1. Lolajack


        TB will survive in one form or another. Chew on that.

      2. Savage Squaw Bitch


        It’s the fat, black whale’s trusty fish food!

      3. Phil Simms Sucks


        2018, put down the crackpipe – you’re delusional. If you don’t think Turtle riders can fund this your pea brain is even smaller than I thought. It’s not like that fat fuck Elizabeth the Elephant Delgado you’re talking about

      4. No white guilt here


        There she blows. With all the money you suck off people you really should do something about that blubber body as well as that ugly ass face of yours. You are just as ugly on the inside too.

      5. Wtf


        And happy new year to you as well!!! I hope either your dick shrivels up and falls off or you develope an obscene cunt infection.

    10. Lala


      The thing I type most every day is “tur”. So my search engine will pop up the Turtleboy site. Not all Turtleriders are dumb asses who go through social media. 😉 I always go through the website, and I always will. You probably get at least 20 hits a day from me just checking to see if there are new articles haha

      1. Savage Squaw Bitch


        I do, too. Fuck facebook!

      2. SVU


        As do I. Fuck Facebook

    11. tngsucks


      Will they use algorithms to present their case? Do you pay them money to promote your page? Then you are in a legal binding business contract. If you get a meting with one of their lawyers they will be toast. Maybe one of the people who successfully sued Zuckerberg for stealing their idea will want to help you get more money out of him.

    12. Turtleban


      I hate to say this but I hope you have to sue them. Only because I can’t stand the bullshit reporting of stupid shit causing our pages to get 30 day bans. I’ve personally had 4 accounts permanently shut down and my other 2 accounts get 30 day bans every time someone reports anything I say. There’s absolutely no recourse either. So, I am sorry if this initially costs you money, but I hope you sue the shit out of them… and win. Luckily I read the actual blog because Facebook is a blocked website at work. I won’t miss an article.

    13. Chunky Monkey


      I’ll just be happy when every other article here isn’t a bunch of bitching and whining about a Facebook account. I hate to say it but I’d rather read a shitty mile long SSTG blog about some fucking cat cafe that nobody gives a shit about.

      How about winning over new viewers by writing some witty entertaining blogs and a little less sobbing.

      It’s getting to the point where you’re looking like a section 8 fuppaslop that’s been evicted but continues to run around in front of the property screaming and crying like a sicko.

    14. Chunky Monkey


      Keep in mind any fucking idiot can start a FB page and have 500 friends in a week. That doesn’t mean your BFFs and read each others pages everyday.

      What you should do is concentrate on the 10 to 50 people who DO read your blog daily and provide decent content before they go somewhere else.

      1. TJ


        CM, I think it’s way more than 50. People read the TB because they have had it with this shit. Section Ape, EBT , is fuckin bullshit when you live for free and accept cash donations and vacations.

    15. Finn


      The depths of Di-Di (and her vapid followers) stupidity are breathtakingly deep. I will pony up $100 to anyone that can point to any racist sentence TB or a TB employee has ever written. Retarded things written in the comment section by dummies don’t count.

    16. suuuuuckittrebek


      Trust Zuck and prove you’re a cuck!

    17. hiphop


      thought facebook was over nuthin but grannys and boring old people

    18. White Nationalist Turtle Rider


      This sucks. I really hope it won’t prevent you from directly targeting niggers to publicly shame!

      1. White Power Suit


        Amen brother, btw is tb bringing his famous tuna casserole to the next Klan meeting? I’m bringing my mayonnaise sandwiches on wonder bread it should be fun, got a new dungeons and dragons board 🙂

    19. Wtf


      They only mention sex or nudity. However you can be ratchet and threaten to kill cops, sell government and tax payer provided benefits , sell stolen goods, do live porn and microwave turtles , but for fuck sake don’t hurt anybody’s feels.
      I hate people and or computers , both are stupid.

    20. Snarf


      My sister in Mass told me about Turtleboy. I didn’t know about the Facebook pages until I saw them mentioned on here. I think I’ve gandered the Facebook pages once or twice.

    21. Itsjustme


      Yet you write about skanks all the time posting naked pictures and racist people posting racist stuff and they don’t lose their Facebook.

    22. Max


      Actually it’s not a legally binding contract in the sense that they have to allow you to post “if” you follow their T’s & C’s. That’s a gross misunderstanding of T&C clauses. The reality is they can ban you for any reason whatsoever. They don’t actually even need a reason. You have no contract with Facebook because there’s no consideration (ie it’s free). The T&C clauses are solely there to protect them – not you. It’s their out when you’re a bonehead. But you don’t gain rights from clicking “Yes” to something you never really read anyway. Facebook doesn’t need a reason – this is usually why they won’t give you one other than a vague reference.

      The fact is they can screw you. If you don’t like it – build another Facebook and compete against them. Or file an anti-trust claim, or make a claim that they are a public utility (thus requiring them to accept you). Other than that – welcome to ScrewedVille, population you.

      1. Hughbo Mont


        Have you read the T’s and C’s of the contract signed when you pay FB money for their service of promoting content?

        1. Max


          Yes, of course. I buy quite a bit of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter advertising. Publishers, such as FB, have. I legal obligation to continue running your ads. Zero. They can – according to their T&C’s, cease running you for any reason, or no reason. It’s very clearly their choice to accept what you request to buy or deny it. All you are doing when you place an ad is — technically — a request to run an ad. They can run some of it, or none of it. If you bought PPC then you’ll get charged only for what is run. If CPM then only for the impressions shown. You have not “lost” anything – you have no damages. FB is not an ISP – it’s a place that allows you to be for as long as they feel like it.

          And yes – I generally like TBS. I’m not looking to get them banned and hope they can work it out. But this is the peril of building a news site on the back of another platform. Live and learn.

    23. Court


      Can you imagine the media coverage if TBS did sue FB?? Talk about added riders, and that graves rolling

    24. your name here


      So…. It’s OK for you to rally your turtle riders to leave negative reviews, but when it happens to you suddenly there’s something wrong?

      Thanks for making my Saturday morning. Hope you die soon.

      1. Lolajack


        “Hope you die soon.” Speaks to your character. There’s a difference between leaving negative reviews and taking down an entire site. Let me guess, you must belong to the party of diversity.

      2. Rama


        That’s nice.

    25. Emmaline Greensward


      Okay, now we’ve seen the height of lunacy. It’s Turtleboy being suspended over a cartoon turtle in a Thanksgiving meme. Yeah, that’s some real “dangerous” violation of Facebook community standards, right there. (sarcasm).

      Be warned, folks — Zuckerman wants to be president of this nation. That’s why he’s been traveling all 50 states, holding “listening” events. Look it up if you haven’t seen it yet. Imagine what would happen to the internet, and your freedoms, if he’s ever allowed to buy his way into the White House. Oppression and unfair censorship is alive and well in the fancy, hemp-walled conference rooms at Facebook.

    26. Sasha


      Here is why you aren’t too bright: Facebook doesn’t have to give you a reason why they suspended your account. It is THEIR page. You just get to post on it. And if they don’t like the content, they can suspend you. They don’t need a reason and they will be free from legalities involving their decision because it is THEIRS. I really shouldn’t be surprised that you are this stupid.. But please go waste your money on an attorney because that is awesomely satisfying seeing you get denied time and time again – the world doesn’t want you and your classless, lowlife trash. Goodbye scumbag – your time is up!!!

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