Skip to comments.Facebook told two women their pro-Trump videos were ‘unsafe’ [Diamond and Silk]
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 Trumps 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 Facebooks 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 ...
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 !!!!
Surprised the Post spotlighted this.
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.
If there’s a time to play the race card, it was then. You go, girls!
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:
Not censored by Twitter, concurrently:
My fake persona on my fake facebook page is fakely offended by this.
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.
These gals got game. Where the h3ll is Jesse Jackson and friends?
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.
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.
Can we return to using Facebook once these women pwn it?
Shaking down others with more money; diamond and silk aren’t there yet.
So Zuckerberg is a racist, too.
a wp article comment alleges that d&s are being funded by... wait for it... russians!!
Now, if only they were LGBT or something, they’d have all the groups on their side.
Facebook is as big a joke as I every thought it was. Sure glad I never settled in there.
The mass migration from MySpace to Facebook was an Intelligence Agency sponsored Sheep Drive.
Zuckerberg sounds like the kid in the All State commercial trying to explain away his accident:
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