Sunday, December 4, 2011

Facebook bans village name

Facebook has blacklisted the parish of Effin – for having an offensive name.

The social networking site would not let Ann Marie Kennedy list Effin in Ireland’s County Limerick as her ‘hometown’ on her profile page as it was deemed obscene.

Ms Kennedy contacted Facebook but received no reply, so tried to set up a group called ‘Please get my hometown Effin recognised’.

That was also rejected. 

‘It came back with an error message saying 'offensive,’ she said.

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