A conservative street artist who is famous for taking a jibe on liberal politics of celebrities and corporation has been sacked down from Facebook citing his ‘hate speech’. His official Facebook page was shut down by the authorities on Sunday. The notice surfaced days after Sabo criticised Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for his alleged presidential aspirations. The poster, that were hung in the dead of night last week, read ‘F*** Zuck 2020’ with a middle-finger to incarnate insult on Zuckerberg.
The notice which appeared before shutting down his page, Unsavory Agents read, “Your page has been unpublished for using hate speech”
Sabo has always been under scanner for his criticism of liberal politics of celebrities and corporations. He conducts his business transactions at the website named Unsavory Agents.
Last week, Sabo plastered fake ads and posters around Google and YouTube offices in Venice, Calif. The 30-square feet ads were also plastered on bus stop benches. It made fun of Google as a place which is hostile to free thinkers. It shed light upon the recent incident of firing of an employee who wrote down a 3000-word memo to co-workers criticising his employer’s focus on diversity in its hiring practices.
"It took a week, but it finally came down, " the artist, who uses the pen name Sabo, told The Hollywood Reporter.
"Zuckerberg isn't only a thief, he's thin-skinned," Sabo added.
Facebook didn’t mention which particular content they were pointing at. But Sabo assumes that it is the retribution for his critical attack on Zuckerberg. Facebook may have also objected to recent posters featuring commentary on the Black Lives Matter political movement. Those ads were made to resemble like movie poster for War For The Planet Of The Apes. It also featured an image of a well-armed ape on a horse with the text ‘BLM: Kill Whitey’.
It was not the first time that Facebook has tried to mend his ways. Still Sabo believes that his disparagement of Facebook Founder is the reason behind his banishment.
Sabo's art also attacked in the past 2016 US presidential aspirants Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.