Heather Walker, Memphis Mother, Temporarily Banned From Uploading Facebook Photos After Posting Images Of Terminally Ill Son
UPDATE: 5:00 p.m --In a primed statement from Facebook the company commented on the incident.
“Upon research, we established the photo does not encroach upon our guiding principle and was deleted by a mistake. Facebook is a platform where nearly a billion people post more than 300 million photos a day. Our devoted User Operations Team evaluates millions of bits of this content a day to support keep Facebook safe for all ages. Our guidelines are imposed by a team of critics in several offices around the globe. This team keeps a close watch on hundreds of thousands of reports every week, and as you might anticipate, sometimes, we commit a blunder and delete a piece of content we shouldn’t have. We extend our earnest commiserations to the family and we genuinely make an apology for any inconvenience caused."