Cardinal News Suspended on Facebook for 24 Hours for Sharing a Public Domain Weather Image

Weather Graphic Against Facebook Community Standards
Weather Graphic Against Facebook Community Standards.

Cardinal News — Arlingtoncardinal.com was suspended for a 24-hour period beginning today, Monday, January 18, 2021 for posting a public domain weather graphic from the NOAA/NWS Storm Prediction Center. This means that Cardinal News cannot share published articles or share articles from other media sources to any Facebook timelines. Facebook provided no information regarding why the shared post was a violation of their community standards. Facebook did not declare that the image involved hateful speech, violence, sexual content, or fake news … because the graphic does NOT involve any of these issues.

UPDATE 1: Facebook released the 24-hour suspension imposed on CARDINAL NEWS as was indicated by the suspension alert. Facebook did not define why the suspension occurred, and did not reply to an appeal made within the 24-hour period. Also, the date and time of the post and the location of the post were not indicated by Facebook. CARDINAL NEWS has multiple categories of Facebook pages, including General News (Hyperlocal to Chicagoland to National and World News), Breaking Emergency News, and Weather). The post was probably shared on the Weather page.

UPDATE 2: Facebook.com/ArlingtonCardinalWeather was changed to “unpublished” status by CARDINAL NEWS to prevent the chance of future capricious suspensions by Facebook related to weather posts on that page.




In addition to being prohibited from posting information, Cardinal News cannot reply to messages from readers because Facebook also suspends the ability to send messages to readers, family members and friends.

Also, the incompetent juveniles at Facebook do not report the time that the suspension was activated so Cardinal News doesn’t know what time the suspension expires tomorrow. But who really cares? We need to stop paying attention to Facebook and stop giving the company any power at all.

You're Temporarily Blocked from Facebook
You’re Temporarily Blocked from Facebook.

Here is the public domain image from the Storm Prediction Center NOAA/NWS that Facebook stated violated their community standards.

Weather Graphic Against Facebook Community Standards
Weather Graphic Against Facebook Community Standards.

Remember when we all use Facebook, we support the company and the morally corrupt people that are employed by Facebook — a company that propagates a long list of maladies in society, including …

violations of Internet privacy;

excessive retention of user information;

stalker-like behavior when people try to leave Facebook;

responsibility for harmful psychological effects on users (jealousy, stress, a lack of attention to priorities, social media addiction and suicide); and

hosting illegal and offensive information such as copyright infringed items, hate speech, incitement of rape, terrorism, fake news, live videos of crimes, live videos of murders

Consider This

Just a little FYI. Facebook allows a video that shows a practice in China that involves torturing dogs at a meat festival, but suspends an account with a public domain image of a weather graphic from the Storm Prediction Center NOAA/NWS.

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Cardinal News knows that Facebook is aware of the dog torture video on their platform because the video is blurred by Facebook, and requires a user to deliberately remove the blurring by using an access link.

What does the video show? A live dog hanging by its flesh on a hook, yelping and screaming while being burned alive by a blow torch.

Just think about that.




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