I used to be really disappointed with my district and state for blocking you. I couldn't understand why such a thing would happen when you are so instrumental in keeping friends and families connected. Schools are all about friends, families, and connections. It would only be natural for schools to access and use Facebook as a means to stay connected in their small communities.
- You will not bully, intimidate, or harass any user. (Rights and Responsibilities)
- You will not post content that: is hateful, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence. (Rights and Responsibilities)
- You will not use Facebook to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory. (Rights and Responsibilities)
- You will not develop or operate a third-party application containing alcohol-related or other mature content (including advertisements) without appropriate age-based restrictions. (Rights and Responsibilities)
- You will not offer any contest, giveaway, or sweepstakes ("promotion") on Facebook without our prior written consent. (Rights and Responsibilities)
- You will not use Facebook if you are a convicted sex offender. (Rights and Responsibilities)
- You will keep your contact information accurate and up-to-date. (Rights and Responsibilities)
- You will not use Facebook if you are under 13. (Rights and Responsibilities)
So sad, really. Here you are a safe place for children to learn, talk, collaborate, and share. An accessible tool for parents to see what's on their child's mind while at school. An authentic opportunity for educators to teach students how to behave ethically online. To teach them how to digitally communicate well. You are probably aware, as you are a massive part of it, that there is a Social Media Revolution occurring. Because of this it is more important than ever that we do everything we can to encourage Facebook to be used in schools. We need to encourage educators to teach students how to use it well. So that today's students are prepared for tomorrow.
(This was written with the utmost sincerity.)