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Facebook apologises for marking TheWire.in story as spam

However, within a few hours links of the story started reappearing on Facebook and was followed by the clarification.

Facebook has clarified that a report from TheWire.in was mistakenly labelled as spam and has since been restored. The statement from a Facebook spokesperson came following outrage on social media platforms that people were unable to post links to the story by former envoy Satyabarta Pal on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 2003 visit to UK.

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“The content was mistakenly captured by our spam filter and has now been restored. We are sorry for the error and inconvenience caused,” said the Facebook statement.

However, by then there were hundreds of posts on Twitter and Facebook terming the “removal” of the story, titled When Mr Modi went to London, internet censorship.

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah tweeted: “Dear @facebook what is it about this article that worries you enough to block it from my wall???”

“Amazing how much hate and abuse can be posted on @facebook but a first hand account by a former diplomat is blocked on people’s walls!,” the former J&K chief minister added.

However, within a few hours links of the story started reappearing on Facebook and was followed by the clarification.

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First published on: 19-11-2015 at 02:26:56 pm
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