FACEBOOK RANT Nr. 5
the ordeal is not over yet
this is a UPDATE to my previous complaints about Facebook
Another Facebook Rant - so this is Part 4
WTF Facebook - Part Three - Out of Jail!- Or am I?
WTF Facebook - Part Two of the Saga
WTF Facebook - I am royally pissed off!
So what was it about this ime?
so I shared yesterday the sad news I received from my Yahoo Newsfeed that Fats Domino died. It posted without problem, in fact it is still there. Then I shared this to my second account via "Share on a friends timeline":
Otto Rapp - and as soon as I did, I got logged out! Trying to log in, I got the same old screen as described in my first "rant".
Fats Domino, New Orleans rock 'n' roll pioneer, dies at 89
So I went to the Facebook Forum using the one account that still worked on my computer. Lets just say this "friend" I mention below is my alter ego (one of 2 that came into existence after Facebook blocks).
Yesterday a friend shared a news item to my wall from yahoo news that Fats Domino died. I seen that it got blocked: a message from Facebook shows up on my wall - I click on "not spam", it comes up, then disappears again! Facebook not only marked it as spam, but also locked his account with the requirement to have Facebook scan his computer for malware. There is no way out: have your computer scanned or have your account suspended. Running Norton Security, his computer is clean - in fact, any other computer he tries to log in on gets the same message to run a Facebook scan. This is highly suspicious! If you have sensitive data on your computer, bank, investments, credit cards etc, would you let an outside entity scan your computer, while you have a fully reliable Security software installed anyway?
Of course this ties in with my earlier comments on this matter - to defeat the Facebook Trolls, I have 3 accounts, all of which are administrators on my various Business pages.
As a update, my account that got blocked initially is still available to me on my cell phone. I also have a old run down 10" notebook with RAM on it's last gasp that I rarely use and there is nothing very sensitive on that machine, so I ran the scan on it. Thus, I have access to my old account on there also, but still did not have it on my main computer. Here I have to say that account 1 and 2 were blocked initially. So on my main computer I opened without problems a new account 3 and worked with it for several weeks. Then yesterday, using account 3 on my main computer, I shared the above mentioned news item to my nr. 2. Subsequently, I (my acct nr 3) got logged out by Facebook, logging in again, I get the scan pop-up. I log out and tried logging in with nr. 1 (the one that got initially blocked, along with nr 2) - lo and behold, it came up without any problem! So I thought I share this experience with my friends: I went to the page of nr. 3 (that was now blocked) and shared the Fats Domino news item with a short note. My newly found freedom of getting nr. 1 released from Facebook jail lasted all but a few minutes. I got logged out again, and the pop-up came up.
If this sounds confusing, imagine how I feel - anyway, what works on my main computer (again) for now is the previously suspended nr. 2.
FYI, I logged in to Yahoo and under the Fats Domino article posted the following comment:
TheMystic3 minutes ago
I am saddened!
RIP - another one of my favorites - I remember a TV show where Fats Domino, Little Richard and Jerry Lee Lewis were playing pianos stacked on top of one another - tried looking for it on YT but could not find anything.
BUT FACEBOOK EITHER HATES FATS DOMINO OR ELSE YAHOO NEWS IN GENERAL:
I posted this on my Facebook account https://www.facebook.com/otto.rappottensteiner.9 and sharing it, it got marked as spam! Following the link to your article from Facebook, now a warning popped up that this is a DANGEROUS WEBSITE!
Not only that, but my account got "put in Facebook jail" so when I log in, I would have to let those $%&§ scan my computer! NO WAY!
In your face, Facebook
now here it gets really weird - when I tried to share a image post to facebook from my VIDA collection, this what Norton Security tells me:
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