How to Resolve "Your Content Was Removed from Facebook"

Your Content Was Removed from Facebook – What to Do Next

How to Restore Your Post and Facebook Account

Learn what to do when your content (video, photo, text, or link) is removed from Facebook. Posting content that violates someone else’s intellectual property rights, including copyright and trademark, could make Facebook to remove and content.

Another consequence is that you will be temporarily blocked from posting on Facebook. Moreover, your Facebook accountsmay be terminated (permanently disabled) after repeated infringements.

Below is a sample of the email message you will receive from Facebook notifying you of the removal of your content and the next steps to take. Kindly, read the content of the email thoroughly and don’t be in a hurry to delete.

A Message from Facebook


We removed or disabled access to the following content you posted on Facebook because we received a notice from a third party that the content infringes their copyright(s).

As a result, you've been temporarily blocked from posting on Facebook. This block is temporary and expires in 3 days [this duration varies based on the degree of violation].

Facebook isn't in a position to adjudicate disputes between third parties. If you believe this content shouldn't have been removed from Facebook, you can contact the complaining party directly to resolve your issue.

If an agreement is reached to restore the reported content, please have the complaining party email us with their consent and include the report number. Please note that the complaining party isn't required to respond to your request. Alternatively, if you believe the content shouldn't have been removed, you can contact us.

We strongly encourage you to review the content you have posted to Facebook to make sure that you have not posted any other infringing content, as it's our policy to terminate the accounts of repeat infringers when appropriate.

How to Restore Your Content and Account Removed from Facebook

Facebook Copyright Appeal Form

Use this form if something you posted was removed due to a copyright report and you believe the content should not have been removed.

Before you submit an appeal, you may want to contact the person who complained about the content you posted and resolve the issue with them directly.

STEP 1: Open the Facebook Copyright Appeal Form from the link sent to your email address

STEP 2: Check the box next to” understand and wish to continue

STEP 3: Click “Send

STEP 4: Facebook will review your appeal to restore the reported content. Check your email to see the decision/outcome of the review.


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