U.S. Veteran Who Created San Francisco's Veterans Alley Fights CensorshipA mural depicting a police killing transformed a welcome mural project in San Francisco into a back alley fight against censorship.
US Calls On Iran To Unblock Social Media Sites Amid ProtestsThe Trump administration stepped up its support for protesters in Iran on Tuesday, calling on the government to stop blocking Instagram and other social media sites while encouraging Iranians to use special software to circumvent controls.
Facebook Anonymously Launched Social Media App In ChinaFacebook anonymously launched a photo-sharing app in China in a new effort to make inroads in the world's most populous country.
Bay Area Artist Says His Black History Art Exhibit Is Being CensoredA San Francisco artist created an exhibit at a San Jose high school to mark Black History Month, but was forced to take it down after some parents complained it was too political.
Facebook Apologizes For Removing 'Napalm Girl' PhotoFacebook's chief operating officer has apologized to Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg for deleting a photograph from its pages and conceded that "we don't always get it right."
Facebook Allows Postings Of 'Napalm Girl' Photo Amid OutcryFacebook says it will allow postings of an iconic 1972 photo of a naked, screaming girl running from a napalm attack in Vietnam, after a Norwegian revolt against the tech giant.
Pakistan Lifts Ban On YouTube, Will Allow Censored VersionPakistan has allowed access to the video sharing website YouTube after assurances from company that it would filter objectionable content.
Critics Call University Of California's Proposed Intolerance Policy CensorshipThe University of California's first draft of system-wide principles defining intolerance is drawing protests from free-speech advocates who call it censorship and Jewish organizations that say it doesn't go far enough to protect against anti-Semitism.
Nude Painting Banned On Facebook Could Trigger Avalanche Of Legal Challenges For Social MediaThe painting is good enough for the famed Musee d'Orsay, but it's too risqué for Facebook, and now after banning a photo of a nude painting of a woman's crotch, the American company--whose terms of service declare users must sue in Northern California--may still face the first of potentially many lawsuits over how it does business overseas.
Google Reverses Move To Censor Nude, Sexually Explicit Material On 'Blogger'Google is backing off a decision to conceal sexually explicit material on its Blogger service in reaction to an outcry from people incensed about the censorship of their nude photos.
Twitter To Remove Images Of Dead People Following Robin Williams' Suicide, ISIS BeheadingTwitter announced this week its commitment to deal with images of the deceased as requested by their family.
Mothers To Protest Instagram, Facebook Censorship Of Breastfeeding ImagesA group of women who were banned from Instagram for posting pictures of breastfeeding and naked infants are planning to demonstrate in front of Facebook, which owns the image-sharing social network.