After Pakistan blocks Facebook, techies create a clone – MillatFacebook

Pakistan blocked Facebook over an attempt to create caricatures of Prophet Muhammad by a group started on the site. While people complained against this group, Facebook didn’t do much about it; and ultimately FB was banned in Pakistan.

Frustrated with Facebook’s lack of  privacy and biased policies, few techies have launched Pakistan’s first social network, MillatFacebook.


Thousands of complaints were made against this virtual event but FaceBook administration did not deleted/ banned this page, unlike they usually do even for very minor violation of Facebook Terms of Services. Why they are not banning because of the hate propaganda and the fake slogans of freedom of expression that is being exposed as years are passing by ….but they don/t have any idea how much love and respect Muslims have for our beloved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) these silly attempts are only uniting us Muslims as one Ummah/Millat and is forcing us to reflect seriously on the subject on how to defend us against these attacks and we have decided to hit the Islam-haters where it hurts the most.
They are generating 47%-50% of their revenue from Muslim and around 10%-12% alone from Pakistan.
There may be thousand and one things on which we can show tolerance but on such a delicate issue we cannot afford to show any latitude to anyone anywhere what so ever.
We love Peace and Happiness but not at cost of our BELOVED PROPHET MUHAMMAD (SALLALAH-O-ALIHI WASSALAM).
For those who want alternative of Facebook after its complete ban, we we have designed this site which is equal to Facebook in its feature and efficiency where everyone from any religion can come without any hesitation of being insulted on the basis of religion and racism .

The site has not taken an anti-government stand, but showcases more of an anti-Facebook positioning.

As far as the site is concerned, it is a ‘cheap’ clone and frankly. one can never beat Facebook by creating another Facebook. I am not sure whether such initiatives go beyond a short time frame and can ever stand the test of time.

Moreover, I am not sure whether using Facebook name in a competitive site url is in itself a violation of FB’s guidelines.

Whatever it is, there is a lesson for Facebook team here – Learn the art of glocalization as strong sentiments like these might erode you of a few user base, atleast leaves users with a bad taste.

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