He suspects homophobic users are reporting his page and trying to get him banned, but the inner-workings of Facebook's moderation system are opaque. When the ban was lifted, I decided was going to do a slow kill to my most controversial photos. So, there is more to the story. The photo was my book cover. This is the image that Facebook reinstated. I did it voluntarily — after Facebook told me to clean up my page and the threat from the Bible lady. The thing is, both of us got up and yes, they had to strike harder!
Facebook often faces controversy over exactly what is allowed on the social network, and it often issues public apologies when it turns out a moderator somewhere has removed something in error.
But alas, my messages have never received a response. He suspects homophobic users are reporting his page and trying to get him banned, but the inner-workings of Facebook's moderation system are opaque. I posted it on my page, announced that I was going to remove it, and that if people wanted to pull it to their desktop before I deleted it. Most recently, Stokes' account was blocked from posting altogether, only to be reinstated after appealing.
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