X is Allowing Users to Post Consensual Adult Content, Formalizing a Prior Twitter Policy

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X’s coverage stands in distinction to different social media platforms, resembling Meta’s properties — Instagram and Facebook — in addition to TikTok and Google’s YouTube.

Adult materials was allowed underneath the pre-Musk Twitter as properly, though there was no official coverage in place. X stated it is proscribing grownup content material for youngsters and for grownup customers who select not to see it

The social media platform X says it would now formally permit individuals to present consensual grownup content material, so long as it is clearly labeled as such. The transfer makes official a coverage already in place when the platform was referred to as Twitter, earlier than billionaire Elon Musk bought it in 2022.

In a latest replace on its web site, the San Francisco-based firm stated customers “should be able to create, distribute, and consume material related to sexual themes as long as it is consensually produced and distributed. Sexual expression, whether visual or written, can be a legitimate form of artistic expression.”

Adult materials was allowed underneath the pre-Musk Twitter as properly, though there was no official coverage in place. X stated it is proscribing grownup content material for youngsters and for grownup customers who select not to see it.

“We also prohibit content promoting exploitation, nonconsent, objectification, sexualization or harm to minors, and obscene behaviors,” X stated. It added that it doesn’t permit sharing grownup content material in “highly visible” locations resembling customers’ profile images or banners.

X’s coverage stands in distinction to different social media platforms, resembling Meta’s properties — Instagram and Facebook — in addition to TikTok and Google’s YouTube.

“The platform’s move to allow ‘adult content’ dovetails well with the company’s post-Musk marketing strategy,” stated Brooke Erin Duffy, affiliate professor of communication at Cornell University. “X is unapologetically provocative and has sought to distinguish itself from ‘brand safe’ competitors.”

The firm seems to be courting individuals, together with creators and artists, who’ve been marginalized by different social media platforms which have tips proscribing nudity or sexual expression, she added.

The coverage applies to actual in addition to artificial-intelligence-generated materials.

X is asking customers who often put up grownup content material to regulate their media settings to place all their photographs and movies behind a content material warning. This requires customers to acknowledge that they need to see the posted picture earlier than they’ll view it.

(This story has not been edited by News18 workers and is printed from a syndicated information company feed – Associated Press)


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