SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - A San Francisco engineer named Isis apparently had her Facebook account disabled, days after the attack in Paris.
Isis Anchalee tweeted a message to Facebook on Monday, saying her account had been disabled.
@facebook why would you disable my personal account? MY REAL NAME IS ISIS ANCHALEE /facepalm— Isis Anchalee (@isisAnchalee) November 16, 2015
Anchalee is also the woman at the center of the #ILookLikeAnEngineer hash tag that went viral earlier this year. She started the hash tag after people questioned whether she was really an engineer or just a paid model appearing in a recruitment ad for her company.
According to her twitter account, Anchalee is a platform engineer for OneLogin in San Francisco.
This week, she made headlines again after calling out Facebook by sending out tweets to her 15,000+ followers.
Facebook thinks I'm a terrorist. Apparently sending them a screenshot of my passport is not good enough for them to reopen my account.— Isis Anchalee (@isisAnchalee) November 17, 2015
According to the Social Security Administration, the popularity of the name Isis peaked in 2005. In that year, 561 children born in the United States were named Isis. The popularity of the name took a sharp drop in 2014 after the terrorist group ISIS started making headlines. Only 396 children were named Isis last year.
Isis is the Greek name for an Egyptian goddess. According to mythology, Isis was the goddess of sky and nature.
The name is also pronounced EE-sihs - Here's an audio clip from YouTube.
One day after Anchalee's initial tweet, a Facebook employee got involved. Omid Farivar tweeted an apology and promised to get it fixed.
@isisAnchalee Isis, sorry about this. I don't know what happened. I've reported it to the right people and we're working on fixing it.— omid farivar (@bromid) November 17, 2015
A short time later, Anchalee said her account had been restored.
Third time sending in my information is the charm I guess. I'm back in :) pic.twitter.com/m0demGZitw— Isis Anchalee (@isisAnchalee) November 17, 2015