So the Turtleboy Sports backup Facebook page (Turtleboy Sports Fallout Shelter Freedom Page) has been suspended for seven days. What did we do wrong this time? We spoke out AGAINST racism, homophobia, and death threats. Ya got that? Facebook suspended our account for promoting anti-racist, anti-homophobic messages that condemned death threats. First we got this message from a fan:
Not good. So we screenshotted it and put a picture of it on our Facebook page to let our audience know that this sort of homophobic hate speech would not be tolerated on Turtleboy Sports. According to the message we received, this violated Facebook’s standards:
Once again, the only words we posted were
“We only people to respect each other and love each other. No hate speech.”
This got us a 7 day suspension:
We also were suspended 7 days for this:
Here’s a link to the blog we posted. Sharinna Travieso, the fascist woman who got our primary Facebook page with 36,200 followers shut down for 30 days, was sent this message but some bigot named Shawn O’Domski:
That’s racist, no doubt about it. So we wanted to let our readers know that this was the type of bullshit we are opposed to. We spoke out AGAINST racism, and our post was reported.
And as you can see, Mambo Drinks has figured out how easy it is to arbitrarily shut down a Facebook page. Since a human being does not review these reported posts, all you have to do is just organize a small mob to mass report a page until it gets shut down. Here’s one of the Pena’s from the Mambo Mafia getting the campaign started:
This is how fucked up Facebook is. They’re a private company so they can censor speech as they see fit. When you sign up you are signing a contract that you agree to play by their rules and use their service according to THEIR guidelines. They make money off of us and we get to build our business. But by suspending our accounts without us violating the contract, they’re breaching the contract. When they do that it costs us money because it cuts us off from 36,200 people.
If you’re a hungry lawyer out there who wants a slam dunk case, Facebook is a sitting duck. This is a really simple contract issue and they’d obviously settle it because clearly they’re in the wrong.
Anyway, we don’t really like to bitch and whine about life not being fair. Because winners don’t stay down when someone punches them. They fight back. And you will never, ever, ever knock Turtleboy down for the count. They’ll have to kill all of us first.
In the meantime make sure to like the Turtleboy Safe Space Facebook page. The Revolution lives there while we fight.
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