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Facebook: Beheadings Now OK, but No Breasts

Facebook: Beheadings Now OK, but No Breasts
Posted Tuesday, October 22nd 2013 @ 11am  by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Facebook users might want to brace for bloodier newsfeeds: The site has quietly dropped a ban on gory photos and videos, including those showing beheadings. Gory videos were temporarily banned earlier this year, but the policy has now changed again, the BBCfound when investigating a complaint about Facebook's refusal to remove a page showing a masked man killing a woman. Facebook says videos and photographs of graphic violence are allowed—but only if they are posted for users to condemn the acts, not celebrate them.

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