Facebook Censors Andrea Lalama
Artist: Andrea Lalama
Date of Action: May 2013
Region: North America
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion, Youth
Medium: Internet "Internet" is not in the list (Commercial Advertising, Dance, Design, Installation, Journalism, Literature, Mixed Media, Music, Online, Painting, ...) of allowed values for the "Has medium" property., Photography, Public Speech
Confronting Bodies: Facebook
Description of Artwork: Photograph of two children holding hand drawn signs in opposition to Monsanto.
The Incident: Facebook banned Andrea Lalama from posting any content for about two weeks after determining that her photograph of children demonstrating against Monsanto was unacceptable to be posted on Facebook.
Results of Incident: Not provided yet.