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Facebook Wants You to Forget September 11th – But You Should Never Forget

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Does it feel like people have forgotten what happened on September 11, 2001?

A decade or so ago, no one could have imagined ever being able to forget those tragic events that led to thousands of Americans dying. But as time goes on, it definitely seems like more and more Americans have forgotten.

And really, they should never forget.

Facebook Helps People Forget 9/11/01 with Graphic Content Filter

Well, now Facebook is helping people forget the unforgettable.

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As we were scrolling through our feed on the morning of Sept. 11, 2020 – 19 years after those fateful moments in American history, we saw a post sharing images of the World Trade Center engulfed in flames.

Well, actually, we saw this:

facebook september 11th graphic content filter

Facebook decided to apply its graphic content filter on the image.

What we should have seen, unfiltered, was this:

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Perhaps it was filtered because one of the images shows someone jumping to their death from one of the Twin Towers that day.

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But no American should ever be filtered from seeing these images. They definitely happened and they should never be forgotten.

That poor soul who decided to jump from World Trade Center rather than be consumed by flames or crushed in rubble as the buildings came crashing to the ground was real.

And we should never forget that there are people – now among us here on American soil – who want us all to forget that day and to forget what makes America so great.

There isn’t a day that goes by where we don’t remember those events and how it shaped the way we live our lives today.

And we shouldn’t allow social media sites like Facebook to help people forget what happened either.

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6 Comments

  1. Jason Bourne

    September 11, 2020 at 6:11 pm

    Filtering the graphic images from 9/11 by Facebook is the RIGHT move by them. Many users don’t need to see them for the thousandth time they’re already engraved in their heads. If you want to view them just click on them. Mental health officials warned years ago that constantly viewing these images can cause mental and physical health problems. Also, no need to create more Islamaphobia.

    • Canary Commenter

      September 11, 2020 at 8:44 pm

      Your stupid comments are so predictable. If you actually believe what you write here, seek help.

    • Jason Bourne

      September 11, 2020 at 8:55 pm

      Canary, you’re the idiot. Your opinion pieces are always ridiculous. Facebook is somehow making you forget 9/11 by giving the user control over whether they want to see the graphic images of that day is absurd. I’ve seen them a thousand times and can remember everything I did that day. I don’t need to see them anymore. You’re the type of imbeciles who see a Muslim and right away think they’re planning a terror attack. You’re the one who needs help. Your viewpoints have no basis in reality.

      • Geralynn Matta

        September 12, 2020 at 4:25 am

        I firmly believe borne to be stupid is a red white and blue aphobic. 😆 😆 lmfao

  2. Anon E. Mouse

    September 15, 2020 at 6:02 pm

    The innocent lives lost, the heroic efforts of those that overtook the hi-jackers (let’s roll), and the hundreds of NYC cops, fire fighters, & EMS who died that day are testament to the courage and sacrifice that is America. Facebook is simply buying into the Socialist mob mentality; “the path of least resistance” or so they may think!

  3. Jason Bourne

    September 15, 2020 at 6:44 pm

    What are you talking about Anon? All you have to do is click on the images if you want to view them. If you want to click on them go ahead. It’s not censorship. I haven’t seen any other media platforms make an issue out of this because it isn’t a big deal.

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