- A page on Facebook called Pedophiles, are people too. is drawing some outrage from social media users
- The page was created on February 17 but is just recently grabbing attention in the last 24 hours
- It appears the page is an attempt to drive viral traffic to the site SatireHub
Update: Moments after posting this article, social media users were successful in getting the page removed.
A Facebook page that appears to be pro-pedophile is grabbing negative attention and appears to be going viral as social media users are requesting “Pedophiles, are people too.” be removed. It appears the page could be a satirical page meant to push views to SatireHub.
The page claims to be a “community service” based in Adelaide, South Australia. The about section describes the page as a “small, boylove-focused support group for paedophiles stationed in Australia, and led by Emu Nugent Jr.“ The page also claims to be a “Christian organization” that won the “Pedophile of the Year 2017.” The page description reads as follows.
We do not choose to be attracted to children, and we cannot make that attraction go away. But we can resist the temptation to abuse children sexually, and many of us present no danger to children whatsoever. Yet we are despised for having a sexual attraction that we did not choose, cannot change, and successfully resist.
The page appears to have been created on February 17, but is just now beginning to grab negative attention and viral outrage, but also appears that may have been done by design. A pinned post from 22 hours ago has been shared almost 400 times and appears to be growing. The post description reads “We are an information resource for all different types of people! Please remember that ‘Pedophiles, are people too.'” The link with the post is SatireHub, which reads “Facebook page ‘Pedophiles, are people too’ needs to be banned!”
If you click on the link, you are brought to a page with barely anything on it. The page reads, “A new Facebook group called Pedophiles, are people too needs to be banned ASAP! Please report the group. REPORT THE GROUP HERE.” Both lead you back to the Pedophiles, are people too. Facebook page. Also, in the about section, SatireHub is in the page’s contact section. It appears the people behind SatireHub have created the page in hopes of creating viral outrage for the views.