A blocked or banned Facebook page is not a desirable case for any group, business or organization. A lot of use the social website to connect with those who have some common interests, and then a ban can cost you a large segment of your online followers. A blocked or banned page can mean hours of lost work that will be spent adding interesting post. Following certain steps can restore a banned or blocked Facebook page in some cases, but users are always reminded that social media website’s administrators have got the final say in deciding if a page will be restored or not.
Some Reasons For A Facebook Page Block Or Ban
Excessive page activity is usually the common reason for any ban on a Facebook page, even though the term “excessive” is subjective based on the internal guidelines of the site administration. A lot of posts on a page in a short period of time can trigger spam alert, particularly if those posts has similar kinds of links. Other things that can get a page blocked include:
• Joining many other groups
• Sending a lot of friend requests
• Sending a lot of messages to followers of a page
• Adding of too many promotional links to a page always
Based on internal algorithms of Facebook, any of these kinds of activities can really be interpreted as aggressive or spamming behavior to other users.
Carefully Review Facebook Communication
Many banned or blocked page owners report that Facebook’s notification email language is ambiguous, however reading through it can easily yield some clues as to the reason a ban was really enacted. These types of notification emails always mention violations from any third party or even refer to an anonymous complaint with no specific details. In this case, a page administrator could infer that some of his/her post violated a trademark rule or copyright, like posting without first seeking for permission of the real owner.
Go Through Past Activity Of Your Facebook
The key to this specific step is noting and recalling anything different from normal activity of Facebook in the days before the ban occurred. This activity can also include a group event which is sent to a huge number of followers or even a more page “likes” in just a few days’ time frame.
Facebook’s Initial Email Respond
When responding to this email, owner of page is advised to remain professional and polite because strong aggressive or wording language won’t help anybody’s case. The email has to explain that the owner of the page has reviewed all activity of Facebook carefully and seek for clarification regarding exactly the terms of service the blocked page violated.
Regularly Exercise New Precautions For A Restored Page
Once the formerly ban or blocked Facebook page is then restored to good standing, the next step will be to thank the website administration as an expert courtesy. An owner of a page is advised to practice guidelines of moderation for friend requests, posts, messages, links, event invitations and page invites. In another session of updating the page, administrators have to send out not above 20 messages or even page invites at a specific period. Personalizing the wording of every message or even invite is a method for protection against triggering Facebook’s alerts spam.