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News, Interest and Intrigue: Parsing Facebook’s Latest Content Moderation Policy Announcement

Oct 26 2016

Facebook's latest announcement promises greater consideration of context in content moderation. Onlinecensorship.org's Matthew Stender takes a look at the news.


Of course we should be able to use social networks to protest against puritanical views about women’s bodies. And we need to defy the idea that the only acceptable images of women are those selected to suit the male gaze, or that men (or tech firms!) can be the ones to decide whether our nipples are sexual or not.

Leigh Alexander

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The morality of social networks: how Facebook censors Trump and female sexuality equally (Spanish only)

Jul 21 2016

Facebook luce así de “limpio” por la siguiente razón: cualquier contenido que no se ajuste a sus términos y condiciones de uso es removido.


Facebook's guide to being a lady

Nov 18 2015

A growing number of people are pushing back on double standards in the community guidelines and terms of service for many online platforms.