Bad News If Your Name Is *Actually* ‘Isis’ — Facebook Might Delete Your Account And Not Give It Back To You
Will this is not cool. Isis Anchalee, a platform engineer In San Francisco, is claiming that Facebook has deleted her account, presumably because of her name being synonymous with the Islamic State.
Facebook thinks I'm a terrorist. Apparently sending them a screenshot of my passport is not good enough for them to reopen my account.
— Isis Anchalee (@isisAnchalee) November 17, 2015
The reality is that Isis is actually a pretty commonly-known Egyptian goddess:
— Rubab Uddin (@RubabUddin) November 17, 2015
And a female name that was pretty popular back in the 80s/90s:
— Sarah Frier (@sarahfrier) November 17, 2015
It’s nice to see Anchalee take a stand against such silliness:
NO I will NOT change my name. Wtf people
— Isis Anchalee (@isisAnchalee) November 16, 2015