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alexireland

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a little advice needed about abuse
« on: February 05, 2014, 08:30:42 PM »
Hi all, having a couple of issues I would like some opinions on if possible...

Until 14 months ago, i was a secondary school teacher (still do very occasional supply so am still teacher registered), hated it so quit to be a full time dad with balloons where i can.

Recently however, a number of ex pupils (including ones that have left) have cottoned on and visited my website and facebook pages.

On the website, ive had comments on pictures from 'jimmy saville', 'michael jackson' etc with not particulaly nice comments

On the facebook page, a number have liked the page, which im assuming i cant stop, however a number of highly offensive pictures were posted overnight onto the timeline. i did of course delete all straight away, reported as abuse and banned the people.

In no way do i take it personally, just stupid kids but its annoying, especially knowing it is ion my best interests not to respond.

My intention is just to keep deleting, and banning in the hope they get bored

what would you do?

Cheers for your advice
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Re: a little advice needed about abuse
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2014, 10:30:55 PM »
I think I would do exactly the same Alex, and don't take it personally, I have had a few spam posts put on my Facebook pages, in fact I just this moment deleted a spam post on my Robbie the Wizard page. I don't think there is anything else you can do apart from keep on top of the situation and delete/report anything that gets posted.

If you keep deleting/reporting then you will eventually get to a point when you will have dealt with everyone who knows you and wants to cause you problems. Just remember, if this is the only entertainment these people have in their lives, what miserable lives they must all have, rise above it and be happy and proud that you are bringing happiness to people everywhere with your balloons.

Rob
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Re: a little advice needed about abuse
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2014, 10:49:53 PM »
my thoughts exactly rob, thank you

lets hope its not all 1500 of the school population!  :o
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Re: a little advice needed about abuse
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2014, 10:51:11 PM »
forgot to mention that i think if it becomes highly offensive / threatening, i will be attending the police station
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Re: a little advice needed about abuse
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2014, 11:04:57 PM »
Good plan, in fact, I had an incident happen once which didnt actually need police action at the time BUT it could have escalated into a situation which did needed police action, so I decided to pop into the police station and just mention it to them, right from the start I told them it was not currently an issue but I wanted them to be aware that it could be an issue. I chatted to an officer for a few minutes and they made me feel better and made me realise I was doing the right thing, putting my mind at ease.

So it might we worth just popping into your local police station OR they do these police surgery/drop in centre things sometimes, might be worth going to one just to put your mind at ease.
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Re: a little advice needed about abuse
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2014, 11:12:49 PM »
to quote - good plan!  :D
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Re: a little advice needed about abuse
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2014, 11:36:01 PM »
You can change the Facebook page settings so that no one can post on your wall. You can also set the comments on your site to mediate which means that you can see the comments and decide to let them go on the site.

I hope that helps.
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