Facebook’s advertising tools enabled advertising to target potential housing customers by “race, religion, familial status, disability” in order to exclude members of protected classes from renting or buying property.
This image was censored by Facebook. Why? No one knows. But I suspect it was due to an image to text conversion error, or to AI language analysis that misinterpreted the meaning of the text. AI has been promised as the savior of social media but in reality, it continues to have numerous problems.
Home Deport (and Lowe’s) no longer use neonicotinoids on plants but the Internet meme/propaganda message continues to float around online.
Facebook does not seem to have hired bright people over the years. Everything turns into a mistake or crisis for them, always opposed to the interest of their user community.
Shadow banning is common on social media, including newspaper comments. Rather than outright ban a comment, the media publisher hides the comment from everyone except the person who wrote it. In this way, the comment author is unaware that they have been censored.