By Antony Thrower and Jaya Narain for MailOnline
Published: 18:43 GMT, 23 January 2021 | Updated: 18:43 GMT, 23 January 2021
Facebook has apologised for issuing bans to people who mentioned the name of a Sussex Beauty spot, branding it ‘hate speech’.
Users on community group Brighton People had been referring to Devil’s Dyke, a well known tourist attraction which has attracted visitors since the Victorian times.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
But while they were innocently chatting about the spot, which has roads, pubs, restaurants and parks named after it, they say Facebook threatened them with bans if they continue to refer to it by its name, receiving messages suggesting they were using hate speech.
Facebook has tonight promised to look into the ‘clear’ error.
Beauty Spot Devil's Dyke, in Sussex, is visited by thousands of people every year but earned bans for several Facebook users
One user said he was banned for 48 hours for posting a