Andja Lorein

NAME: Andja Lorein
PLATFORM & USERNAME: Insta – @andjalorein
CENSORSHIP: Account, Content Ban, Shadow Ban

What reason was given for your ban?

Community guidelines.

Why do you think your post(s) was censored?

Nudity ( Even censored with blur).

Were you able to appeal and what was the response?

Yes but the response is made by robots that simply says that I didn’t respect the community guidelines.

What effect has your experience of censorship had on you?

Deep frustration, sadness about our society, anger in the unjustness. I was left feeling powerless.

What’s one thing you want people to know about this topic?

We are deeply manipulated by social media technology. We need to become more conscious of ourselves and the world around us in order to use social media as a tool and not be used by it.