NAME: Hannah Giffin
PLATFORM & USERNAME: Insta – @giffindor
CENSORSHIP: Content Ban, Threatening account ban
What reason was given for your ban?
Selling/promoting the sale of drugs, self harm, promoting hard drug use.
Why do you think your post(s) was censored?
I think it was removed because the reality of people living with chronic illnesses and are disablility makes others uncomfortable.
Were you able to appeal and what was the response?
Yes, they put it back up but then removed it again.
What effect has your experience of censorship had on you?
It makes me feel dejected, I’m just trying to relate and connect with others who struggle with the same issues.
What’s one thing you want people to know about this topic?
That it is okay to share your story, even if it makes others uncomfortable you shouldn’t hide your truth.