Skip to comments.Facebook apologises after banning a profile picture design commemorating 1989 Tiananmen incident
Posted on 06/03/2017 8:23:16 PM PDT by Faith Presses On
Facebook has apologised after mistakenly banning a design of a profile picture frame relating to the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre in China.
The social media site first rejected the frame as it 'belittles, threatens or attacks a particular person, legal entity, nationality or group'.
It was later approved after complaints from internet users.
Fung, 38, chief executive at Hong Kong Professional Teachers' Union, told MailOnline that he submitted two designs with one stating 'Don't forget 4th June'. While the other design said: 'end dictatorial regime'.
'That's what they will do to earn some Chinese yuan!' commented 'Apple Chi Na'.
'It's sad that Facebook has to kneel in front of the communist country,' said Kar Stadt.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
Will someone from Facebook Staff please pick up the Adult Phone in the lobby.
Oops, our communism is showing a little too much. Sorry....
Fung said he was not surprised to think that this incident could be controlled by the Chinese government as there are so many media companies trying to settle business in China.
But they’ll do it again.
Apparently he sells censorship and other technical support to a dictatorship.
The wife of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is Chinese. Coincidence?
“We’ll be less obvious about fronting for the ChiComs next time.”
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