Why Are Women Suddenly Getting Banned From Facebook for Using This Particular Word? | 22 Words

Why Are Women Suddenly Getting Banned From Facebook for Using This Particular Word?

elcome to 2017, where everything continues to be just the absolute worst.

As if women haven't been facing enough nightmarish things lately (and, well, forever), there's a new headline to feel absolute, boiling rage about. It turns out that if you're a person who writes the phrase "men are scum" on Facebook, you'll be banned by the social media platform because white men are classified as a protective group.

Yes, you read that right. Let's all take a moment to collectively take a calming breath so our heads don't explode.

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