Tell Facebook to Send a Message That  It Doesn't Tolerate Violence Against Women
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Tell Facebook to Send a Message That It Doesn't Tolerate Violence Against Women

    1. Roxann MtJoy
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      Roxann MtJoy

      Mount Vernon, NY

Facebook, the popular social media networking website, is filled with groups and fan pages that promote violence against women. Groups like  "I Want to Hit That Bitch With a Shovel," "That Moment When You Slip Up and Kill a Hooker," and the old favorite, "Women Who Need a Good Slap." These groups are not only offensive, but they clearly violate several points in Facebook's own terms of use. At the same time, perfectly natural pictures of women breastfeeding their babies are being labeled as pornographic and taken down from the site.

Clearly, Facebook has its priorities very, very wrong. The company needs to spend less time sexualizing and demonizing breastfeeding and more time cracking down on content that seriously is offensive.

Simply shutting down the groups in question is not enough. The users themselves who create and/or join these groups need to have their Facebook privileges suspended.


Please tell Facebook that they need to be more aggressive in enforcing their own policies against these groups.

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