Kenya’s biggest Facebook forum with over 2.1 Million members, “Group Kenya” suspended following violations of Facebook Community Guidelines.
Members have been posting a wide range of topics in the group including relationships, politics, job searches and trending issues.
It is not clear what prompted the group to be brought down, although it is reported that several of its users reported the page for “Objectionable Content”, which goes against the social media platform’s community standards.
According to Facebook’s terms and conditions, objectionable content includes: hate speech, violent and graphic content, adult nudity and sexual activity, sexual solicitation, and insensitive content
The Admins have disagreed with that assessment and have since appealed to have the group re-enabled;
“We however do not agree with that assessment and have since appealed to have the group re-enabled.”
As we have for the past seven years, The Group Kenya Team remains committed to providing you avenues for discourse, discussions and difficult, sometimes even controversial conversations. We remain committed to upholding your freedoms to express yourself.”
“It may not be easy to rebuild the community we have nurtured over the past seven years, all over again, but we dare try. We thank you all for being a part of our community.”
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