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“Bulging Nipples” in New Yorker Cartoon Draw Facebook Censorship

By |2016-01-14T16:38:25-04:00September 13th, 2012|Blog|

Bulging nipples are definitely not appropriate for mixed company, a.k.a. The Facebook. Even if they are microscopic in size. Even if they are drawings and especially if they are on Eve. Or so determined Facebook this week when it suspended The New Yorker's account after it posted a Mick Steven's cartoon featuring Adam and Eve on its Facebook page. The social networking [...]

Art Censorship in 2011: Nudity, Sexuality, Religion, Politics, and… Meat?!

By |2019-03-14T17:28:44-04:00February 6th, 2012|Blog|

2012 has already brought a few cases of censored art to our attention: Microsoft Skydrive froze UK blogger Michael Ohajuru's storage account because Modigliani’s painting “Reclining Nude” violated Microsoft's Code of Conduct which prohibits images that “depict nudity of any sort”; and ?zmir Metropolitan Municipality removed three photographs (below) from the exhibition “Aykiri” (Contrary) at the Izmir Art Center in Turkey as they reportedly [...]

Who’s censoring Facebook: The powers that be or the forces of the mob?

By |2019-03-12T18:25:12-04:00January 6th, 2009|Blog|

Recently, there have been reports that content involving the current Israeli-Palestinian conflict is mysteriously disappearing from Facebook. The Jewish Internet Defense Force (JIDF) has complained that “many threads in various pro-Israel and pro-JIDF groups have mysteriously disappeared,” while others have complained that anti-Zionist content has disappeared, and one girl alleged that Facebook has prevented her from using hashtags such as [...]