Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Removal of the Facebook link button.

If you are having problems “spreading the word” on Facebook, this blog might help explain things.

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

I have been on facebook for many years, and certainly for the last six years I have shared my blog posts directly to Facebook. This was particularly useful as it helped me promote not just my own books but those of the authors that I support in the Cafe and Bookstore.

In the last two days all my posts shared to facebook have been blocked as not meeting community standards and in one case as being offensive. Also those trying to share my posts to facebook have also been blocked from doing so.

Apparently I am not the only one, and I have discovered that this is a follow on from several months ago when automatic sharing to facebook from WordPress was discontinued.

The policy on Facebook now has changed under their Fake News conditions that is blocking external URLS from being posted to the site. Clearly because I post…

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