Fake-News - "Facebook To Ban Religious Posts, Memes After Criticism From Atheism Groups"
Mar 13, 2015
The article: "Facebook To Ban Religious Posts, Memes After Criticism From Atheism Groups," published on fake or news satirical website 'www.nationalreport.net', is NOT true. Facebook has not announced banning religious posts. They will only block or ban content that attacks people based on their actual or perceived race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability or disease.
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In a closed-door session with shareholders on Tuesday, Facebook executives wheeled out a set of new rules which, when implemented later this year, will ban their users from creating status updates and image posts related in any way to religion, while also vowing to disband groups and take down pages with religious goals or affiliations.
Facebook will introduce their new rules in three waves. The first will see religiously-themed pages being removed, as well as religious groups, private or otherwise, being disbanded. The second wave will prohibit the posting, sharing, and general distribution of religious images and memes; images asking Facebook users to pray, or encouraging them to believe in one or any religion, will be banned, with warning messages and even account suspensions for those who repeatedly attempt to violate the rule.
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