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originally posted by: Stormdancer777
a reply to: Kangaruex4Ewe
I have three fake names that I use to move ahead in Candy Crush without having to pay or beg other people to send me a "ticket" when I need one. DONT JUDGE ME!
lol i did that with farmville
originally posted by: threeeyesopen
originally posted by: Melbourne_Militia
Ladies and Gentlment,
The social network and CIA data-mining operation we all call "Facebook" has taken it to a new level in my books. I would appreciate it if anyone else who has encountered similar situation could offer some advise.
1. I use an acronym for my surname on Facebook. This is to keep people from finding me or requesting to be friends that I dont want. I have my own little social circle of friends and thats it.
2. a Month ago Facebook closed my account and requested I changed my screen name to my proper surname....so I just added an extra letter to my acronym I use instead of my surname and they let me back on.
3. This morning my account closed and I received this message:
Screen Shot of Facebook request
In order to proceed then next screen asks you to upload a file copy of your identification in order for Facebook to verify who you are.
Why? Why does Facebook have to verify who I am? I am not doing anything illegal or wrong.
I have been pretty active and vocal on various Facebook discussion groups and News Media Facebook pages the last 2 days in regards to the "911 - dont beleive the official story" kind of topics. So Im wondering if I have been reported or something.
Anyway, I beleive having to provide my identification is WRONG, UNWARRANTED, and an INVASION ON MY PERSONAL RIGHTS.
Facebook is not a Banking organisation, I am not trying to get a loan, it is not a Police Law Enforcement Agency and I SHOULD NOT HAVE TO PROVE WHO I AM.
Thats like ATS requesting all members submit a Photo ID to verify they are real people behind the made-up Profiles....it is just unjust.
4. Anyway, instead of uploading a photo I.D, I wrote a letter and saved it as an image file and uploaded the following instead:
The request by yourself for me to upload proof of my identity in order for me to access my Facebook account again , I beleive is an infringement on my individual rights, and my right to use a different surname in order to protect myself somewhat from all the trolls out there.
I have not caused any issues on Facebook and Facebook is not a Banking Institution or a Law Enforcement Organisation where proof of my identification is required. I am not a terrorist or a threat to anyone in anyway, and therefore I dont beleive that I should have to submit to this request.
So unless you can prove otherwise, and can justify your request for me to submit identification, I beleive your request is invalid, it is an infringement, and an unreasonable request. I know of many people out there not using their real names and have never been questioned about this.
If this has anything to do with any political posts I may have made, shared, or commented on, that are against the grain of public opinion or what society has been led to beleive is true, then please state so, man-up, and call it what it is. I would appreciate it if a Facebook representative could contact me on my email address with a phone number so we could discuss this in person. else Mark Zuckerberg and his CIA "data-mining"accomplices can go and suck on a fresh one!
As my little protest to their request.
Would appreciate any advice and opinions on this matter....has anyone else encountered similar?
This bit of information makes me much happier that I removed myself from that retched "social network" as it is called, more like a spy network. Anyways I too was vocal often times about my own distrust of the government and police forces, which invariably had landed me on the watch list and as such cannot leave the country without a thorough search and I am often subject to police brutality when my name comes up on record due to my perceived threat level. I'm not saying this to sound courageous or anything of the sort but rather to warn you that agencies are very much watching what is posted on social media, I have also had a friend of mine pulled off the street and questioned at gun point regarding my whereabouts and have had friends often tell me they've been stopped and had police ask them of my whereabouts..but that is best left for another thread perhaps
originally posted by: Bybyots
The best advice that I can offer to anyone that is reading this thread is to:
Suck it up.
Facebook is just slightly ahead of the game. The time will come very soon when you will be required to be who you say you are when operating on computer networks.
You will have a single login backed by credentials that you pay to have vetted and stored so that they can be retrieved at a moments notice.
originally posted by: Lynk3
I like how people bitch about a service when it's actually the users of it ruining the damned thing. I see the same thing on video games all the time. People will call the game trash because they suck at it or people are better than them at it.
And as for getting banned for not following the rules, you're just plain stupid if you think you can get way with breaking those rules forever, no matter how small. If you don't want to get hassled or in trouble, here's a novel idea: FOLLOW THE RULES.
Facebook's nymwars appears to be disproportionately targeting at-risk communities; the policy has always been in place but not enforced -- and is now being enforced on populations who have safely used Facebook since as far back as 2008.
I honestly think deep inside, we all hate people who have come to certain positions of power and wealth, because none of us are willing to put in the work to attain the same status. We'd rather just cry wolf and corruption and hope some made up entity in the sky is going to feel bad for us and save us from our poverty. No. Save your damn self. They're not doing anything wrong, you are.
I still use facebook, I have for four years. I only had one problem the whole time, and it was solved using the block button. I will continue to use facebook, for it is not a useless service. It does not infringe upon my rights. The app permissions are all totally understandable for functionality. And as long as I don't threaten the government, I don't think the government is going to care enough to take my information.
originally posted by: MrSpad
Facebook requires you to use your real name so other people can not pretend to be you or other people. With as so many people using Facebood scamming people while pretending to be other people is common. It also provides Facebook with legal protection so they can say they are doing something about it. So that is why it is a rule. If you do not like it do not use it.