Thursday, February 7, 2013

FaceBook Refuses To Remove A Racist Post Showing Black Kids As Monkeys (This is why I don't have an FAkeBook Account!)

In “Racism in Social Media” news, Facebook has refused to remove a picture of a Black monkey and a White baby, with the caption, “Stop Racism: Black Children and White Children are the Same,” reports Clutch Magazine.

The photo, which appears on the page “Laughing so hard you feel a six pack coming on,” has caused a maelstrom of controversy, leading to a petition being created on demanding that Facebook remove the offensive image.

 Facebook Refuses To Remove Racist “Black Baby As Monkey” Post

When FB users reported the image as offensive, they received the following message:

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To date, the photo has 335 comments, 2,958 ‘Likes,’ and 237 shares.

Facebook has a policy implemented not to allow hate speech on the forum — apparently, portraying Black children as monkeys does not qualify.

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