Outrage as Facebook BANS artist’s ‘SEXUAL’ robin redbreast Christmas cards


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Facebook prohibited the innocent Christmas cards from the site

Jackie Charley was horrified to be blocked from selling her innocent robin festive cards on Facebook. 

Ms Charley pick up an error message from Facebook when trying to upload her facsimiles. 

The error message read: “It looks like we didn’t approve your detail because we don’t allow the sale of adult items or services.”

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The artist was appaled that her paintings were deemed too sexual for the social media neighbourhood

It looks like we didn’t approve your item because we don’t let someone have the sale of adult items or services

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The mother-of-two detracted on the social media site: “Hilariously, Facebook has blocked my Christmas wags from becoming a product in my shop due their shameful, sexual identity!”

The artist, from Scotland, said she could not stop laughing as to why Facebook wish think the images had a “sexual” undertone. 

Ms Charley said she was later proficient to upload the images to the social media site without any issues. 

She broadcasted The Telegraph: “My reaction was a mixture of frustration – because I couldn’t get my products into my machine shop and, therefore, had no immediate way of reaching my network of contacts – and hilarity that Facebook pass on think my unpretentious artwork was in any way, provocative!”

The artist said Facebook should create about reviewing its definition of material of a “sexual nature”. 

Commenting on Ms Charley’s Facebook tack, Davina Duncan wrote: “Poor judgement on Facebook.”

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The sexually transmitted media site has been mocked for banning the Christmas cards

And Claire Hill wrote: “Am I subsist in a parallel universe?” 

A Facebook spokesperson said: “Our team processes millions of replicas each week, and occasionally we incorrectly prohibit content, as happened here.

“We approved Jackie’s shaft as soon as we became aware of our mistake, and are very sorry for the inconvenience caused.”

Closing year, Facebook was also criticised for censoring “Napalm Girl”, which was a Pulitzer prize-winning Vietnam war epitome that features a burned, naked girl. 

This led to Facebook initiator Mark Zuckerberg of being accused by a Norwegian newspaper of “abusing his power”, which electrified a debate about Facebook and news censorship.

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