In the San Francisco Chronicle, Marissa Lang explores whether bans on social media platforms ever amount to censorship.
The murky history of moderation, and how it’s shaping the future of free speech
Shelby Sells is an artist whose "glitterotica" images—vintage porn digitally superimposed with sparkles—are regularly censored from social media.
The nude, one of the oldest and most recurrent subjects in the art world, has led to the suspension of many Facebook accounts over the years.
In taking down Kaur’s photos, Instagram promotes a long tradition of shaming people who menstruate, as though their bodies are naturally dirty.