Trailer for Kirk Cameron religious film now allowed on Facebook, YouTube 

Behemoth social media sites Facebook and YouTube both decided the block the trailer for ex-“Growing Pains” star and Evangelical Christian Kirk Cameron’s new movie, “Unstoppable,” saying it violated policies against “spam, scams, and commercially deceptive content,” according to Deadline.

Cameron was bummed and (ironically) took to his Facebook account to say, “This is my most personal film about faith, hope, and love, and about why God allows bad things to happen to good people. What ‘abusive’ or ‘unsafe’ about that?!”

On Friday, however, both sites reversed their decisions and allowed the video to stream, something Cameron credits with pressure from his faithful fan base.

There is indeed something disturbing about the censorship power of these websites. Sure, they are technically private and not bound to the U.S. Constitution, but when you serve more than 2 billion daily users collectively you wield great power. How long will they remain “benevolent dictators?”

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