Facebook: Why beheadings … and not breasts?


Facebook’s decision to allow the uploading and sharing of extreme/graphic content — including beheadings — but to censor ‘offensive’ images of the naked female body makes no sense in a conventional media setting. More seriously perhaps, we all need to question what it means that so pivotal a social media platform is re-defining social precedents and norms — with little external reference.

Read the full article by Shaun Hides on CNN International

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