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Facebook Bans Women for Saying Bad Things about Men

Joe Scudder
Written by Joe Scudder

Obviously, when Facebook bans women for trying to communicate with one another, it is time to find another platform.

So now the media tells us that Facebook bans women when they say bad things about men in general.

Look, this is idiotic. Women get together and say this kind of thing to each other all the time. And they are free to say it in emails too. If a social media company can’t offer women that kind of freedom, then they are useless as a communication platform—and the same for men. Whether I disagree with any woman is beside the point.

The Daily Beast reports, “Facebook Is Banning Women for Calling Men ‘Scum.’

Women have posted things as bland as “men ain’t shit,” “all men are ugly,” and even “all men are allegedly ugly” and had their posts removed. They’ve been locked out of their accounts for suggesting that, since “all men are ugly,” country music star Blake Shelton “winning the sexiest man isn’t a triumph.”

“I personally posted men are scum […] and I received a seven day ban […].” said comedian Alison Klemp.

Internet users need to go back to message boards with human moderators and more transparent and honest terms of service.

Of course, Facebook has done much worse things:

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About the author

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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