Friday, November 20, 2015

This Guy Is Going Through Facebook Hell Because His Name Is Phuc Dat Bich

TOI – A Vietnamese-Australian called Phuc Dat Bich has spoken of his anger after repeatedly being blocked by Facebook. The 23-year-old, whose name according to the Evening Standard is pronounced Phoo Da Bic, has posted an image of his passport on the social media site after it banned him several times. His picture of proof, and its accompanying message, has been shared more than 123,000 times. “I find it highly irritating the fact that nobody seems to believe me when I say that my full legal name is how you see it,” he said. “I’ve been accused of using a false and misleading name of which I find very offensive.” He went on to explain that his frustration was due to what he suggested was a lack of understanding in the West for names which appear amusing to some. “Is it because I’m Asian? Is it?” he asked in the post. “Having my (Facebook) shut down multiple times and forced to change my name to my ‘real’ name, so just to put it out there. My name. “Yours sincerely, Phuc Dat Bich”.

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