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Store: Why Did Facebook Reject Us? 😰

The other week, in an attempt to capture some ever-elusive social media traffic, we uploaded our stor
Nov 20, 2020 • View in browser
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The other week, in an attempt to capture some ever-elusive social media traffic, we uploaded our store’s catalog to our Facebook page. Entrusting our wares to the algorithm has been an odd and mystifying experience, with one of the most curious aspects being the products that got rejected. 
Although Facebook helpfully listed the “Policy Issues” each art-inspired item violated, a number of the reasons provided were absolutely baffling, and to top it off, we’re unable to dispute the majority of them. Oh well.
We may never understand the machinations of the tech giant and why it believes a clutch with a flower print is an animal, but at least it made us laugh. Here’s a list of some of our favorite gifts, books, toys, and more that, to our best guess, were simply too hot for Facebook to handle.

Find Frida
The Art of Behaving Badly
"My Life is Crap" Tea Towel
Basically everything in our Keith Haring Collection
Helen Frankenthaler Notecards
Black Square Editions
"Unicorn in Captivity" Patch
For more art-inspired gifts, books, and home goods, visit the Hyperallergic Store.
Though you might not be able to find the products shown above on our Facebook page, fear not, for you can purchase them directly from our online store — which, along with our new Membership Program, is a great way to support our independent arts journalism!
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