There have been multiple reports that Facebook has been marking totally innocuous posts as spam for the past several hours. I've had that happen myself several times today. Although there have been multiple conspiracy theories about that, ranging from attacks of nefarious people flagging posts to the idea that it is because Facebook sent many of their content-checkers home due to the coronavirus, it apparently is just a bug.  According to Facebook's VP of Integrity, it's in the process of being fixed, and the posts will all be returned. As far as I can tell the only thing all the posts being blocked have in common is that they have links to external sites. And we were recently told that Facebook believes all the posts have been restored.

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Steve Hanson

Steve is a web designer and recently retired from running the hosting and development company Cruiskeen Consulting LLC. Cruiskeen Consulting LLC is the parent company of Wis.Community, and publication of this site continues after his retirement.

Steve is a member of LION Publishers and the Local Media Association, is active in Health Dunn Right, and is vice-president of the League of Women Voters of the greater Chippewa Valley

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