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"Make memes great again", Dank memers go to war against Facebook

03:59 PM | 17 Aug, 2016
A gang of popular Facebook meme pages have launched a rebellion against Facebook's inexorably strict and unusual censorship.

The revolt, which incorporates some of Facebook's most popular comedy pages, plans to catch Facebook's attention in a show of disappointment with the social network's present policy enforcement system.

“I have gone through a lot of post blocks and seen a lot of friends getting into issues with losing their accounts or pages even over the most inoffensive posts like this picture of Drake as a n64 controller that got my post blocked,” said one of the revolt’s organizers, Devin Shire, in an interview with Breitbart Tech.

“Originally we only had my page Young Thugga La Meme, Everything Is A Social Construct, another page I admin Chair Memes, Digiannantonio Aesthetic, and Kevin 3 I believe, then we went reaching out to everybody we knew who had pages and had them reach out to every other page admin they knew,” he explained. “It was not easy trying to talk some pages into being apart of this because a lot of them feared the backlash they might receive from Facebook for trying to stand up for this issue.”

Since the revolt began, various other pages have additionally joined in, including "POLANDBALL," which has more than 300,000 likes, "I play KORN to my DMT plants, smoke blunts throughout the day and do sex stuff," which has more than 100,000 likes, and "I'm pitiful and I listen to Loveless consistently," which has more than 40,000 likes.

Most of the pages have changed their profile pictures to include a pink upside down Facebook logo, which is the icon of the revolt.

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In July, a well known Facebook page called "Meninist," which had about 400,000 likes, was shut down for their profile photo of a man with a beard, just to be reestablished after Breitbart Tech got down on Facebook about the peculiar move.

Around the same time, a meme page taunting Democratic presidential competitor Hillary Clinton was likewise expelled, with Facebook referring an inoffensive joke picture as the purpose behind erasure.


In spite of the crackdown on innocuous and tame substance, Facebook has declined to manage genuine encroachments upon their policies.

The social network refused to remove a cartoon posted by the Black Panther Party of Mississippi's page in July that depicted a man in a dark robe and cover slitting the throat of a cop.

“We reviewed the post you reported for promoting graphic violence and found it doesn’t violate our Community Standards,” said Facebook after the image was reported by numerous users.

“I think attempting to censor people in these ways is very counterproductive,” said Shire. “I think they believe this is gonna help discourse on these social media sites, but I think this is hurting them in the long run.”

A list of some of the known pages to be taking part in the revolt can be seen below:

Nihilist Memes (1 million) - https://www.facebook.com/nihilistmemes/?fref=ts
The Best of Starter Pack Memes (618K) - https://www.facebook.com/StartPackMemes/?fref=ts
Unusual Horror (398K) - https://www.facebook.com/UnusualHorror/?fref=ts
POLANDBALL (312K) - https://www.facebook.com/polandball/?fref=ts
I don’t like shit I don’t go outside (204K) - https://www.facebook.com/stillidlesuicidal/?fref=ts

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Pakistani rupee registers marginal gain against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal and Dirham; Check forex rates

Pakistani rupee continued its momentum against the US dollar, and orther currencies in the open market on Thursday, as the local currency also improved in the inter-bank market.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Thursday, the US dollar moved down and was being quoted at 283.2 for buying and 286.15 for selling.

Euro comes down to 308 for buying and 311 for selling. British Pound rate dropped to 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED witnessed slight drop and new rate stands at 77.4 whereas the Saudi Riyal remained stable at 76.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 7 December 2023

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 283.2 286.15
Euro EUR 308 311
UK Pound Sterling GBP 358.5 362
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.4 78.1
Saudi Riyal SAR 76 76.8
Australian Dollar AUD 187.2 189
Bahrain Dinar BHD 757.23 765.23
Canadian Dollar CAD 209 211
China Yuan CNY 39.89 40.29
Danish Krone DKK 41.19 41.59
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.41 36.76
Indian Rupee INR 3.42 3.53
Japanese Yen JPY 1.39 1.45
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 921.71 930.71
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 61.02 61.62
New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.54 176.54
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.05 26.35
Omani Riyal OMR 739.62 747.62
Qatari Riyal QAR 78.22 78.92
Singapore Dollar SGD 211 213
Swedish Korona SEK 27.12 27.42
Swiss Franc CHF 324.94 327.44
Thai Bhat THB 8.06 8.21

Gold prices in Pakistan move down despite positive global cues; Check latest rates here

Gold price in Pakistan remained under pressure as the yellow metal moved down despite an upward trend in the international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 7 December 2023

On Thursday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,100 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,130. 

Single tola of 22 Karat Gold costs Rs199,000, 21 karat rate for per tola is Rs189,960 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,825.00 for each tola.

In the global market, gold prices hover at around $2026, gaining $8.30 on Thursday.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

Today Gold Price in Pakistan (4 September 2023)

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Karachi PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Islamabad PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Peshawar PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Quetta PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Sialkot PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Attock PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Gujranwala PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Jehlum PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Multan PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Bahawalpur PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Gujrat PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Nawabshah PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Chakwal PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Hyderabad PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Nowshehra PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Sargodha PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Faisalabad PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Mirpur PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565

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