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Two WAND Facebook Pages Suspended After Being Reported as Offensive

Tuesday, we posted on Facebook our report about a man hanging Nazi flags outside his house, a report we thought was fair.  Facebook then took down two of WAND’s entire Facebook pages, after viewers reported the post as offensive.  Facebook has a list of community standards that all accounts have to abide by.  Many believed the photo was a violation of those standards and reported it as offensive, so the pages were suspended.  But the question remains, was that fair?

“I don’t think it should have been taken down,” said one community resident.

Another resident said, “You’re recognized as a news source.  So why take down the news and the controversy of what you posted.”

But, according to cyber experts, Facebook doesn’t always view a post in context.

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