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Facebook Questions' Profanity Filter is a Little too Sensitive...

Tonight I tried using Facebook Questions to ask the "best way to cook chicken breats"... I was specifically looking for advice on temperature and timing. I was not allowed to ask the question due to "profanity". Seems that their filter is a little too aggressive! A more important note, I have encountered several bugs since Questions rolled out: tagging, @ replies, auto-detection on URLs in status updates, etc. But this takes the cake:

Facebook Newsfeed Split Into: Status, Questions, Pictures & Links

As Facebook has rolled out their new Facebook Questions product - they have altered the core "news feed" posting tool.

Perhaps it is an effort to drive traffic to Questions by placing it "in the river" ... Or perhaps it is the natural expansion of "content types": status, questions, photos, and links. But it is a marked changed in posting behavior: users have to explicitly define the content type:

The striking experience for me was when I posted a link within the status update and it behaved differently: the link is no longer recognized (automatically grabbing the link, imagery and snippet). To share a link with commentary, you now must explicitly click "post link":