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    Default BBC intervenes in mosque petition bid

    The BBC is becoming ever more flagrantly biased ... apparently.

    Judging by this, the BBC acted as 'whistleblowers' of a sort in acting against a group's efforts to petition against construction of a mosque in Maidstone, Kent, UK.

    See the BBC's own account of this story ....

    Ads for a Britain First petition to stop a mosque being built in Maidstone, Kent, appeared on Facebook over the Christmas period, despite the group being banned by the social network.

    The three ads and the page on which they originated have now been removed, after BBC News contacted Facebook.

    Political Gamers TV says this is unfair as it has no direct links with Britain First and just reports its activities.

    Britain First says it is suing Facebook for "political discrimination"

    Political Gamers TV told BBC News: "If any of our paid ads went against the Facebook policies, why were they approved by Facebook in the first place during the review process which all ads go through?"

    The ads were first spotted and reported to Facebook as hate speech by user Brian Whelan on 2 January and he received a standard response from Facebook saying that the page in question did not "go against one of our specific community standards".

    A day later, when the BBC got in touch, it had changed its mind.

    "We thank the BBC for bringing the page Political Gamers TV to our attention, which violated our policies and has now been removed," Facebook told BBC News.

    "We urge people to use our reporting tools if they find content that they believe violates our community standards, so we can continue to take appropriate action such as this."
    Last edited by Drummond; 01-07-2019 at 11:17 AM.
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