5 October 2016: The Weekly Takedown
by Mathana Stender | Oct 5 2016
- Art: After a series of artistic nude photographs was deleted from Instagram and Facebook, photographer Matt Hamon engaged in unorthodox methods of protest to the platforms’ nudity policy.
- User Not Found: Feline non grata: Facebook suspends the account of an Indian tech blogger after he shares a photo of a cat. The platform later apologized.
- Speech: #Zuxit: The administrators of over 100 Facebook pages used by meme creators coordinated a three-day blackout to protest what they claim is selective censorship and a lack of content policy transparency.
- NSFW: French breast cancer awareness campaign is suspended from Facebook for showing female nipples.
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