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Facebook told two women their pro-Trump videos were ‘unsafe’ [Diamond and Silk]
Washington Post ^ | April 10, 2018 | Avi Selk

Posted on 04/11/2018 6:07:59 PM PDT by grundle

Two sisters famous for praising President Trump say Facebook has deemed their videos dangerous.

Lynette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson are better known as “Diamond and Silk” to their hundreds of thousands of fans — one of whom is Trump. The sisters, who are black, campaigned for him in an election in which blacks overwhelmingly voted against the Republican. And the sisters continue to defend him against accusations of racism. (“Build that wall, build it tall, protect us all before this country falls,” they once rapped)

Thank you Diamond and Silk! https://t.co/qdsLUy2hqD — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 6, 2016

The sisters’ on-camera style — Diamond (Hardaway) typically attacks Trump’s critics in long rants while Silk (Richardson) chants affirmatively beside her — has brought them nearly 1.4 million followers on Facebook.

But in September, the sisters say, the social media giant began to prevent them from notifying followers of new videos and started to limit the spread of their posts. It is unclear whether the pair was affected by Facebook’s various changes to its algorithm, which have affected other publishers, as well.

Diamond and Silk said they spent months trying to get an explanation from Facebook. Last week, they shared excerpts of an email that they said the company sent them on Thursday:

“The Policy team has came to the conclusion that your content and your brand has been determined unsafe to the community,” it read. “This decision is final and it is not appeal-able in any way.”

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: blackconservatives; diamondandsilk; facebook; fascistbook; markzuckerberg; mediabias; moreoldnews; zuckerberg
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1 posted on 04/11/2018 6:07:59 PM PDT by grundle
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FREEPATHON UPDATE


We are 11 days into this FReepathon. We have raised 11% of our goal.


You do the math.


COME ON FREEPERS, LET'S GET BEHIND JIM AND FR AND GET THIS DONE!!!

2 posted on 04/11/2018 6:13:10 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (MAGA/KAG!!!)
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To: grundle

I think this was a civil rights violation in the stream of commerce. These women were simply BLACK and had their own opinions. I support a HUGE civil rights lawsuit gangsta facebook for BILLIONS !!!!


3 posted on 04/11/2018 6:13:25 PM PDT by raiderboy (Three generations of our poorly educated have no ability to think.)
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To: grundle

Surprised the Post spotlighted this.


4 posted on 04/11/2018 6:13:42 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Democrat laws and regulations kill people.)
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To: VeniVidiVici

Probably because the women were black, and probably because Mark Zuckerberg considered running for POTUS. I am pretty sure that many politicians don’t want another corporate guy from outside of D.C. in the White House.


5 posted on 04/11/2018 6:15:13 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: grundle

If there’s a time to play the race card, it was then. You go, girls!


6 posted on 04/11/2018 6:16:13 PM PDT by bgill (CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola.")
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To: grundle
But Biden's okay?

img src="http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s362/carriage_hill/30582384_605641473104152_2808231870767038464_n_zpsuxba96r5.jpg">

7 posted on 04/11/2018 6:17:13 PM PDT by carriage_hill ( Life is simpler, when you plow around the stump.)
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To: grundle

What Twitter, FB etc. are trying to do is stop the movement of the “Overton Window” to the right.

They have no problem with neo-Nazi material - that you can post to your heart’s content. What they are afraid of is everything to the left of the neo-Nazis and to the right of the mainstream GOP.

Censored by Twitter in my experiment tonight:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DaikWLLX0AEuyux.jpg

Not censored by Twitter, concurrently:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DaYv-AfU0AABjIE.jpg


8 posted on 04/11/2018 6:18:34 PM PDT by thoughtomator (Number of arrested coup conspirators to date: 0)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

My fake persona on my fake facebook page is fakely offended by this.


9 posted on 04/11/2018 6:19:30 PM PDT by shelterguy (Bigdeal)
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To: raiderboy

I suspect Zuck blew a fuse when he found out they were black...had they been white I’ll bet he wouldn’t have reinstated them.


10 posted on 04/11/2018 6:20:05 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: bigbob

These gals got game. Where the h3ll is Jesse Jackson and friends?


11 posted on 04/11/2018 6:23:47 PM PDT by Equine1952 (Here Hillary. What is it? ItÂ’s your ass you lost it in November 2016.)
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To: bigbob

What they are doing in the stream of commerce is illegal as hell and if IO owned stock— I wouldn’t. Those ladies may now own facebook.


12 posted on 04/11/2018 6:23:55 PM PDT by raiderboy (Three generations of our poorly educated have no ability to think.)
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To: grundle

Here’s an idea: STOP USING FACEBOOK!!! I can’t believe the excuses from alleged conservatives as to why they must have FB. Total BS. STOP USING THIS TRASH. End of story; end of FB.


13 posted on 04/11/2018 6:24:54 PM PDT by Labyrinthos
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Can we return to using Facebook once these women pwn it?


14 posted on 04/11/2018 6:48:42 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ads for Chappaquiddick warn of scenes of tobacco use. What about the hazards of drunk driving?)
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To: Equine1952

Shaking down others with more money; diamond and silk aren’t there yet.


15 posted on 04/11/2018 6:50:01 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: grundle

So Zuckerberg is a racist, too.


16 posted on 04/11/2018 6:54:10 PM PDT by Stepan12 (It is Civll War right now..)
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To: grundle

a wp article comment alleges that d&s are being funded by... wait for it... russians!!


17 posted on 04/11/2018 6:56:01 PM PDT by SteveH
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To: grundle

Black

Women

Overweight

Now, if only they were LGBT or something, they’d have all the groups on their side.

LOL

Facebook is as big a joke as I every thought it was. Sure glad I never settled in there.


18 posted on 04/11/2018 6:58:34 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (01/26/18 DJIA 30 stocks $26,616.71 48.794% > open 11/07/16 215.71 from 50% increase 1.2183 yrs..)
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To: grundle

The mass migration from MySpace to Facebook was an Intelligence Agency sponsored Sheep Drive.


19 posted on 04/11/2018 7:05:35 PM PDT by The Toll
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To: grundle

Zuckerberg sounds like the kid in the All State commercial trying to explain away his accident:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBYTIklIodE


20 posted on 04/11/2018 7:10:20 PM PDT by KJC1 (Illegals: One hand out and the other one flipping us the bird)
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