Post by Wayne Smith on Jan 2, 2021 12:45:31 GMT 10
Pastafarians and atheists protected under Facebook hate speech rulesPastafarians and atheists are protected under Facebook’s hate speech provisions, internal documents show.
Pastafarianism is a movement that promotes a light-hearted view of religion and opposes the teaching of intelligent design and creationism in public schools.
Its website says: “With millions, if not thousands, of devout worshippers, the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster is widely considered a legitimate religion, even by its opponents — mostly fundamentalist Christians, who have accepted that our God has larger balls than theirs.”
Facebook has a series of documents which sets out how to moderate content on its site. As part of this, the company has set out what it defines as hate speech.
In documents seen by The Times it says: “We define hate speech as a
So why is facebook deleting atheist pages and groups then claiming it is because of them being hate groups? WTF?