Author: Sergei

  • Meta to label AI generated content on Facebook, Instagram and Threads

    Meta · Community Guidelines · February 12, 2024 Meta expands their misinformation policies for Facebook, Instagram and Threads to cover AI generated content. The updated Community Guidelines now include a subsection for “Content Digitally Created or Altered that May Mislead”. The company promises to create informative labels for artificially produced content that creates a particularly…

  • Meta redefines glorification of dangerous entities

    Meta ‧ Community Guidelines · January 11, 2024 On 11 January, Meta updated the section of its Community Guidelines that outlines the principles for the treatment of dangerous organizations and individuals. Namely, the platform has changed the description of the policy rationale as well as the definition of the glorification of dangerous entities that included…

  • X (formerly Twitter) softens its violent speech policy 

    On the 25th of October 2023, the social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, made changes in their global Community Guidelines policy.  According to the Platform Governance Archive, a data depository which automatically tracks policy changes on  18 platforms, X significantly softened its violent speech policy.  In 2023, violent speech is defined by X (and…

  • Meta changes its policy on sadistic imagery and violence as the Israeli–Palestinian conflict escalates

    Meta · Community Guidelines · 17 October, 2023 *The following post may contain explicit language and content that could be distressing to some readers On October 17, Instagram and Facebook changed their Community Guidelines to specifically prohibit sadistic posts containing imagery of deceased babies. While before the corresponding policy section forbade the posting of  “sadistic…