Facebook accounts disabled for no apparent purpose, users say


Is Mark Zuckerberg enjoying an April Fools’ joke? 

Dozens of Facebook users are complaining that their accounts have been disabled for no purpose — and say the company is barring them from interesting the choices. 

“Apparently my Facebook account has been disabled because it didn’t follow community standards,” one peeved Facebook person wrote on Twitter on Friday morning. “No appeal, no further explanation. Account is just… gone.” 

“I didn’t do anything wrong to get my account disabled,” one other Twitter person whose account was axed stated. “I save memes to my phone to share to my friends, and that’s it… is this an April fools joke, or what?”

“Did something occur last night because a bunch of us that I’m friends with all of a sudden had our Facebook accounts disabled for no apparent reason and with no warning,” a 3rd person stated. 

According to screenshots shared on-line, many banned accounts had been additionally barred from submitting appeals. 

“We Cannot Review the Decision to Disable Your Account,” learn a crimson field shared in a number of screenshots. “Your Facebook account was disabled because it did not follow our Community Standards. This decision can’t be reversed.” 

Some Facebook users with banned accounts questioned if Mark Zuckerberg was enjoying an April Fools’ joke.
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Meta spokesperson Erica Sackin instructed The Post she was wanting into the complaints however didn’t instantly present a remark. 

The surge in complaints about inexplicable bans seems to return to roughly Wednesday.

“Just happened to my wife about 30 minutes ago,” one Reddit person wrote on Wednesday in reference to Facebook’s disabling accounts. “She posts pics of our family…that’s about it. Nothing remotely controversial.” 

“Apparently my Facebook account has been disabled because it didn’t follow community standards,” one Facebook person stated. 
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In a follow-up put up, the person stated his spouse’s account was then restored the subsequent morning with out clarification. 

Users additionally complained that Facebook gave no clarification of which neighborhood requirements that they had violated. Some of them stated that they had not posted on the positioning in months, whereas others stated their Instagram accounts had additionally been affected. 

“The same thing happened to me tonight!!!” one other Reddit person wrote about their Facebook account being banned. “I have NO idea what happened – I can’t even remember the last time I commented, posted, or joined a group.”