Just when you thought Facebook couldn’t beclown itself any more than it already had…
Larry Correia, one of the best sci-fi/fantasy authors I know, is in Facebook Jail for 24 hours. His crime?
He made fun of a country… that does not exist. That never existed. Over a year ago. We’ll let Larry tell you the whole story here: Larry’s post on his blog.
Suffice to say, Larry will survive his stint in cyber-stir quite well. His fans and fellow authors are having some fun with it, as we are wont to do. I even created this humble #FreeLarry meme:
But our derisive laughter aside, this is yet another example of Big Social Media needing to be taken down several notches.
When you can’t even make fun of a FICTIONAL country without getting Gulag-ed then something is seriously wrong.
Congrats, Failbook, you’ve hit peak stupid. I’d say I can’t imagine how much lower you can go than this, but given your track record, you’ll probably figure out a away to be even dumber next week.
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Voting for the 2019 Dragon Awards are now open – and Larry is up for the Best Fantasy Novel award, so let’s vote for him as a Welcome back from Facebook Jail gift. Be sure and go to the website and register to vote and cast your votes for any and/or all of the categories. Its absolutely free and the more that participate the better:
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