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Facebook bans Filipino for using his real name

UPDATE: Yay, his account has been re-activated!

So my friend got banned from Facebook. The reason? Because Facebook thinks that my friend’s first and last name on his profile isn’t his real name. So one morning he logs into his profile page only to discover that his account has been locked. I can’t even find him in my friends list and all the tags on the photos we took have disappeared as well.

Naturally, he did what any good Internet citizen should do and appealed through the support email. There is a support email — [email protected]. And, this is what he sent: