Facebook has issued an apology to the Scottish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) after blocking people from accessing the peace organisation’s website from its platform. The Ferret reported last week that Scottish CND was considering a complaint to Ofcom because people trying to access its website from its Facebook page were advised the URL breached “community standards”. Facebook has now resolved the issue but Scottish CND criticised the social media giant for failing to explain why its site was blocked in the first place. The peace group thinks it may have been a “malicious complaint” or the word “bomb” in its URL which proved problematic.
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