errorgorn's blog

By errorgorn, history, 6 weeks ago, In English

I have created a facebook account to compete in Meta Hacker Cup (I did not compete in previous editions for some reason). However, it has been suspended 2 times recently. I did not post anything in account and therefore I don't think there is any reason to suspend my account? I even uploaded a picture of my face to facebook when they wanted evidence that the account belongs to an actual person so I don't understand the reason for the second suspension. Also, this is my second facebook account because I did not appeal when my first one got suspended (again, I did not do anything on facebook and also did not see the email that my account got suspended).

Here is screenshot of my email

Is anyone else facing similar issues?

SecondThread is there any way that I can compete without a facebook account? It is really annoying to appeal to these false suspensions.

 
 
 
 
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+1, I can't even create a Facebook account because the server always says "We are unable to process your queries". Can someone help me resolve this issue too? Thx!

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Yeah, experiencing just the same. However in my case it might have to do with my home country, but still it's weird.

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Maybe FB expect your account to be active, idk. FB account is such a shit.

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I faced the same issue last year. Then LoneFox asked me to message him my name, email and Hacker Cup username to him and it got fixed the same evening.

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Good morning! For this year, you need a Facebook account in order to compete. Sorry about your account getting blocked, looks like our AI got it wrong. errorgorn please DM me over Codeforces the following:

  • The email address associated with your facebook account.
  • [if you have it] A link to your facebook page.
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    Thanks for helping to clear my account previously. But unfortunately it has been suspended yet again (only 2 weeks after the previous suspension).

    From what I understand, you have ask Meta to specially whitelist my account. Even if that was not the case, I have uploaded a picture of my face twice to facebook.

    I think meta should seriously consider having an alternate login system for meta hacker cup. It would be a giant headache if my account was suspended right before an elimination round. I don't really care that much that my account is suspended but it just takes about 1 day for it to be revoked after appealing.

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I faced this a year or two ago. There was an option to send an appeal, so I sent it and my account has been restored in a week or so