Facebook apologises to banned woman over grave error

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London, Apr 28: Social networking site Facebook must have faced embarrassment as the site was compelled to apologise to a woman whom the site had banned earlier for posting her son's images with Down's syndromes.

Earlier the social networking site had termed the pictures 'inappropriate' and banned the lady - Diana Cornwell who leaves in North Carolina, USA. Diana was shocked when she received a private message from Facebook monitoring team who had claimed that Diana's posted images violated its user agreement.

Diana was banned from Facebook for continuous three days until she deleted the pictures. However, she took the issue seriously and fought back to the site. She earlier had claimed, "Every photo was of my son at the Special Olympics Event. There was nothing wrong with those pictures."

Citing Diana's move, the website officials finally apologised to her and also issued a statement saying, "The photo was taken down in error. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and we hope she'll repost the photo and continue to share her son's experience at the Special Olympics on Facebook."

Down Syndromes is a chromosomal condition caused by the presence of all or part of an extra 21st chromosome. A large proportion of Individuals with Down syndrome have a severe degree of intellectual disability.

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