Facebook now to allow NSFW content after caving in to censorship

Social media giants Facebook has announced it will start allowing more “newsworthy” (nSFW) content on to its service even if those items break the rules.
Facebook claims it will work with its community and partners to decide what is “significant” or “important” to public interest. The changes will be implemented using new tools and approaches to enforcement.
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“Our intent is to allow more images and stories without posing safety risks or showing graphic images to minors and others who do not want to see them,” said Facebook execs Joel Kaplan and Justin Osofsky in a blog post.
Over the past year, Facebook has repeatedly been forced to reinstate content it had initially removed due to its so-called sensitive nature. From fatal shootings captured on Facebook Live videos to historically significant photos containing nudity, the type of graphic material being uploaded to the site clearly requires an intricate appraisal process.

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