There are some groups of people who are not allowed to use Facebook, according to the platform’s Community Standards. These include:
- Children under the age of 13: Facebook requires users to be at least 13 years old to create an account, in accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
- Individuals who have been banned or suspended: Users who have violated Facebook’s Community Standards or Terms of Service may be banned or suspended from the platform.
- Some convicted sex offenders: In some cases, Facebook may be required by law to restrict access to its platform for individuals who have been convicted of certain sex offenses.
- Individuals using fake names: Facebook requires users to use their real names and provide accurate information when creating an account. Using a fake name or providing false information is a violation of the platform’s Community Standards.
- Individuals who violate intellectual property rights: Users who repeatedly violate intellectual property rights, such as copyright or trademark infringement, may be restricted or banned from the platform.
It is also worth noting that Facebook may restrict access to its platform in certain countries or regions, due to local laws or government restrictions.