Facebook deleted an Australian man’s profile multiple times, all on account of his name — Phuc Dat Bich — which happens to be his legal name.
Bich eventually resorted to posting a photo of his passport to his latest Facebook account as proof — and the post has gone through-the-roof viral.
More than 132,000 people have liked the post, he received in excess of 7,000 replies and it’s been shared over 71,000 times.
Here it is:
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…
Posted by Phuc Dat Bich on Tuesday, January 27, 2015
He accompanied the photo with this message:
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. I’ve been accused of using a false and misleading name of which I find very offensive. Is it because I’m Asian? Is it?
Having my fb shut down multiple times and forced to change my name to my “real” name, so just to put it out there. My name.
Phuc Dat Bich
The post apparently worked. Not only is his account still alive, but Bich, who actually pronounces his name “Phoo Da Bic,” according to the Evening Standard, has acquired more than 19,000 followers.
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