Facebook problems

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Facebook problems

Postby Cunobelin » 15 May 2019, 6:34pm

I am not going to go into details, but there are malicious posts on Facebook

I and others involved are unable to see as the individual has blocked us

We have a friend who is keeping us informed, but we do not wish to ask her to say anything as it would break our final connection as to the allegations being made

Is there any way I can get these posts removed... as I am blocked they cannot be flagged

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Re: Facebook problems

Postby bogmyrtle » 15 May 2019, 8:32pm

Had something similar going on so would be interested in any responses.
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Re: Facebook problems

Postby Lance Dopestrong » 15 May 2019, 8:50pm

Unless they're grossly threatening, or blatantly of a nature ending in "ist", Facebook are unlikely to remove them I'm afraid my friend. This is the platform that has refused to remove Chris Packbam's home address after it was posted by disgruntled countryside types, and he's now getting death threats etc at home.

I avoid this sort of thing by not using their service. Yep, I am the only person in Western Europe not on Twitbook or Snapagram.
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Re: Facebook problems

Postby mercalia » 15 May 2019, 9:03pm

Lance Dopestrong wrote:Unless they're grossly threatening, or blatantly of a nature ending in "ist", Facebook are unlikely to remove them I'm afraid my friend. This is the platform that has refused to remove Chris Packbam's home address after it was posted by disgruntled countryside types, and he's now getting death threats etc at home.

I avoid this sort of thing by not using their service. Yep, I am the only person in Western Europe not on Twitbook or Snapagram.


nope you are not. I dont use Facebook, Twitter or WhatsApp or any other social media platform, dont know what those you mention are even dont even use LinkedIn any more

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Re: Facebook problems

Postby Lance Dopestrong » 15 May 2019, 9:08pm

It's made a little easier for me, because I can't be asked to even get a smart phone.
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Re: Facebook problems

Postby Cugel » 15 May 2019, 10:37pm

Lance Dopestrong wrote:It's made a little easier for me, because I can't be asked to even get a smart phone.


I raise your lack of any social media presence and no smart phone with no social media presence and no phone at all!

But hang on .... is this not social media, right here ..........?

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Re: Facebook problems

Postby Oldjohnw » 16 May 2019, 4:26am

Cugel wrote:
Lance Dopestrong wrote:It's made a little easier for me, because I can't be asked to even get a smart phone.


I raise your lack of any social media presence and no smart phone with no social media presence and no phone at all!

But hang on .... is this not social media, right here ..........?

I am Cugel and I am a CUKforum addict. (No others, mind).


I left fb about two years ago following their role in the US election and EU referendum. I have a what's app thingy with my wife and daughter so I can instantly share pics when I am away. I use Instagram for the same reason.
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Re: Facebook problems

Postby mercalia » 16 May 2019, 7:09am

Oldjohnw wrote:
Cugel wrote:
Lance Dopestrong wrote:It's made a little easier for me, because I can't be asked to even get a smart phone.


I raise your lack of any social media presence and no smart phone with no social media presence and no phone at all!

But hang on .... is this not social media, right here ..........?

I am Cugel and I am a CUKforum addict. (No others, mind).


I left fb about two years ago following their role in the US election and EU referendum. I have a what's app thingy with my wife and daughter so I can instantly share pics when I am away. I use Instagram for the same reason.


whatsapp is owned and passes data to facebook? maybe transfer to use Vibe?

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Re: Facebook problems

Postby Oldjohnw » 16 May 2019, 7:47am

mercalia wrote:
Oldjohnw wrote:
Cugel wrote:
I raise your lack of any social media presence and no smart phone with no social media presence and no phone at all!

But hang on .... is this not social media, right here ..........?

I am Cugel and I am a CUKforum addict. (No others, mind).


I left fb about two years ago following their role in the US election and EU referendum. I have a what's app thingy with my wife and daughter so I can instantly share pics when I am away. I use Instagram for the same reason.


whatsapp is owned and passes data to facebook? maybe transfer to use Vibe?


It is indeed owned by Fb, as is Instagram. But since I am not on fb and since on neither platform are there any views expressed, I am not sure what fb can do with the data. It is still unsatisfactory that one outfit controls so much.

I am certainly fed up with - although completely unmoved by - ads on Instagram.
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Re: Facebook problems

Postby Lance Dopestrong » 16 May 2019, 8:06am

mercalia wrote:whatsapp is owned and passes data to facebook? maybe transfer to use Vibe?


What, a sex toy? :shock:
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Re: Facebook problems

Postby Mick F » 16 May 2019, 10:38am

Lance Dopestrong wrote: ...... I am the only person in Western Europe not on Twitbook or Snapagram.
No you're not. :D
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Re: Facebook problems

Postby horizon » 16 May 2019, 10:48am

Mick F wrote:
Lance Dopestrong wrote: ...... I am the only person in Western Europe not on Twitbook or Snapagram.
No you're not. :D


There could be a lot of similar posts coming this way .... :D

I was never under pressure to join Facebook or Twitter (I cannot believe anyone has a Twitter account except for professional reasons), but I regularly come under pressure to join Whatsapp. The recent security blip has made me feel smug though ... :lol:
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Re: Facebook problems

Postby brynpoeth » 16 May 2019, 10:50am

Mick F wrote:
Lance Dopestrong wrote: ...... I am the only person in Western Europe not on Twitbook or Snapagram.
No you're not. :D

Me too not :wink:
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Re: Facebook problems

Postby 661-Pete » 16 May 2019, 10:53am

brynpoeth wrote:
Mick F wrote:
Lance Dopestrong wrote: ...... I am the only person in Western Europe not on Twitbook or Snapagram.
No you're not. :D

Me too not :wink:
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Re: Facebook problems

Postby Mike Sales » 16 May 2019, 11:24am

No smartphone and this forum is the closest I get to social media. At times I get to feel unpleasantly smug.