From a quiet Memorial Day weekend to a shocking surprise

This entry is part 1 of 13 in the series Return to Facebook

We spent Saturday outside re-organizing the garage, and then broke ground on a new memorial garden we wanted to put into place in memory of our son, Josh, who passed away in April from brain cancer. On Monday, we hung out with some friends outside. On Tuesday morning, I learned that a page that I … Read more

Let’s give Facebook a wake up call

This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Return to Facebook

Since posting my last message stating that we should make July 23 the day that we raise up the issues we’ve been seeing with Facebook, I have been reflecting a bit on what that day should be about. Some have asked if people should quit Facebook on the twenty-third. Everybody has the choice of keeping … Read more

Let’s Make July 23 “Facebook Day”

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Facebookdisabledme

Let’s make Friday, July 23 the day that everybody makes a huge push to try to get our accounts back. This means posting a description of our issues with Facebook as well as sharing the stories of others on Twitter, Reddit, and other platforms. Let’s also spark discussions about Facebook as a company, its role … Read more

The Story behind the account issues people are having with Facebook

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series The Download, July 2021

During the month since my account was disabled by Facebook, I’ve begun tracking the questions and stories that are being posted on subreddits like /r/Facebook and /r/FacebookDisabledMe on a daily basis. The idea was that documentation of the different types of issues people are having with Facebook would help to make our problems a little … Read more

My Message to NPR

This entry is part 12 of 13 in the series Return to Facebook

Note: This is the news story suggestion that I shared with NPR which describes the account issues that many Facebook users have been experiencing. Almost a month ago, I woke up to discover that not only had someone used my credentials to change the profile and header images on a page that I manage, but … Read more

Message sent to FTC

This entry is part 11 of 13 in the series Return to Facebook

On or just prior to June 1, my account on Facebook was intruded upon by an individual who then altered the images for the header of a business page that I maintain. This resulted in the immediate disabling of my FB account, and issue that I’ve been trying to reverse since then. As soon as … Read more

Bread and Butter

This entry is part 10 of 13 in the series Return to Facebook

The owner of the blog Raising Whasians tweeted an interesting message they received from Facebook a few days ago. Their business page had been restricted by Facebook, and when they appealed this was the response: Just a quick recap, you’ve reached out to us about your Facebook page. As discussed, we regret to inform you … Read more