Facebook down and disability 

I saw a post from someone about Facebook being down being bad for folks trying to socialize with other disabled/marginalized people.

And here's the thing.

That can be true, but it's because Facebook is essentially being an abusive bully about it.

It essentially drags you in and then threatens you with losing all your social connections if you choose to leave.

That's... evil and abusive.

Yeah, they've made it easy to connect. But they do so abusively.

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Facebook down and disability 

@pandora_parrot So true.
My husband is in two FB groups (I won't use FB) that are important to us - they are related to our son's disability. One of them is literally the ONE place on the whole internet where more than two or three people/families with that 1-in-a-million diagnosis come together to exchange information about it. We *could* just host a forum for it ourselves, or try to find some other alternative, but that group already is on FB; "everybody" is on FB, so we depend on FB for self-help.馃檮

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