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Dec 6, 2021

Stevemorse.Org Is Not Spam

Steve Morse operates a valuable web site for genealogists at at Stevemorse.org. Unfortunately, Meta.com (previously known as Facebook) has crippled Steve’s web site. Here is a note from Steve that I received:

“It turns out that facebook is now flagging all facebook postings that mention my website as being spam. I won’t even try to convince you of the absurdity of that because I’m sure you are aware that it is false. I’ve received email from users informing me of this, and one person told me that it is happening at all genealogy facebook groups that she is a member of. There’s not much that I can do to fight facebook, but perhaps you might want to get the word out to your readers about this.

“To verify that it is happening, go to the facebook debug tool at

“> https://developers.facebook.com/tools/debug

and enter stevemorse.org. They respond with

“> We can’t review this website because the content doesn’t meet our Community Standards.

“– Steve”