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Facebook Censorship

August 25, 2010 · No Comments

Writing on the Huffington Post Ryan Grim comments on Facebook’s decision to refuse advertisements by groups advocating the legalization of marijuana.  Like any for-profit publication medium, Facebook has every right to accept or reject whatever advertising it cares to accept or reject, but  how many Facebook users conceptualize of Facebook as a cafe or commons.  That Facebook is social media works against the notion that it may be playing by publishers rules, and thus raises questions about what, when, and why Facebook censors.  Let the buyer beware, Facebook is Newsweek

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