Diamond and Silk: No one from Facebook has spoken to us about being labeled ‘unsafe’

As we and others reported earlier, Facebook, the social media giant once dubbed the “world’s most dangerous censor,” told Fox News they had spoken with Diamond and Silk after declaring them “unsafe” for the “community.”  The popular pro-Trump duo, however, said, not so fast.

“We have communicated directly with Diamond And Silk about this issue. The message they received last week was inaccurate and not reflective of the way we communicate with our community and the people who run Pages on our platform. We have provided them with more information about our policies and the tools that are applicable to their Page and look forward to the opportunity to speak with them,” a Facebook spokesperson told Fox News.

The two ladies, however, say that isn’t so.

“Let us be clear; has NOT communicated directly with . We haven’t spoken to Mark Zuckerberg or any representative from Facebook,” they said on Twitter.

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They also repeated the statement on Facebook.

Reaction on Twitter was pretty much what one might expect.


One person asked:


Sadly, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act has been interpreted by a federal judge to mean that companies like Facebook are immune from legal action for censorship.


Perhaps, but keep in mind that many of those hearing Zuckerberg’s testimony have accepted campaign donations from Facebook’s PAC, so it’s a bit like two wolves discussing dinner with a sheep…

Some, like this Twitter user, said they would be deleting their Facebook account:


Then there was this guy, who offered to take the duo out to lunch.

One person went right to the heart of the matter:

It certainly seems that’s the case…


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Joe Newby

A 10-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Joe ran for a city council position in Riverside, Calif., in 1991 and managed successful campaigns for the Idaho state legislature. Co-author of "Banned: How Facebook enables militant Islamic jihad," Joe wrote for Examiner.com from 2010 until it closed in 2016 and his work has been published at Newsbusters, Spokane Faith and Values and other sites. He now runs the Conservative Firing Line.

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