It was even posted on an page that covered historic events. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed that the political poster had been removed because it contained nudity. The fact that it had historical value doesn’t make a difference to the company.
One wonders how many works of art will be blocked by the social network as a result of this policy.
Dutch language news article:
Update: reporters and politicians are baffled and demand more explanations from Facebook. Especially since it removed the content without warning. The Green have now placed the poster on their own political Facebook page, albeit slightly modified. They’re also curious to learn more about Facebook’s censorship technology.
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