#FreeTheNipple campaign leads to breastfeeding nipple-shot ban reversal by Facebook

Facebook comes under fire for all manner of things -- it's just part and parcel of being a social network. When users are not up in arms at the site's privacy policies, they are found voicing their disapproval at the types of content they're not allowed to publish on their timelines. There are lots of types of pictures that are frowned upon, and parents were upset to find that many of the photos they posted fell foul of Facebook's moderators. Facebook's Community Standards have never included a stated ban on breastfeeding pictures, but those that included glimpses of nipples were… [Continue Reading] Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2014-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Stuff | 2019-06-10 07:31:57 UTC ]
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[ Advertising Age | 2018-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why some experts say it's time for Twitter and Facebook to ban anti-vaccination posts

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Facebook bans Israeli company, saying it worked to disrupt elections

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Facebook bans Israeli company it says aims to disrupt elections

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Facebook bans Alex Jones and other controversial figures for hate speech

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Facebook accused of violating city campaign finance law in Seattle

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