ABOUT naked protesters stripped bare in front of Facebook's New York headquarters on Sunday to challenge social media policies over the censorship of artistic nudity. The demonstrators lay naked on the road, each with large images of male nipples covering their genitalia outside Manhattan's Astor Place subway station. Social media giants Facebook and Instagram currently ban showing the female nipple on their photo-sharing platforms. Many are now calling on both social media platforms to "create an exception to their nudity restrictions to allow for art in the medium of photography". The campaign also draws attention to the hypocrisy of social media standards which allow photos of male nipples, but censor those of women.
There's not a female nipple in sight on the Astor Place Plaza in lower Manhattan. But outside the New York offices of Facebook, which is also the parent company of Instagram, on a very early Sunday morning, nude men and women are sporting a total of nipples. Each person is holding huge, blown-up photographs of male nipples to cover their genitalia. They are here to be photographed by Spencer Tunick, an artist whose work depicts tens, hundreds, even thousands of naked bodies arranged as art. Tunick has done more than 75 of these installations—including one at the RNC called "Everything She Says Means Everything" —so he has it down to a science: Sun rises at a.
This picture of Kim Phuc and other children from her village, burning from napalm, many think helped end the Vietnam war. Klikk her! The Norwegian journalist and author Tom Egeland recently published the iconic picture, of the Vietnamese children running terrified and screaming in pain with burning napalm on their backs,on his Facebook wall. Facebook deleted the picture.
Moulton, who is 41, grew up about 20 miles away, in Concord, the state capital. Her mother managed a Walmart and her father repaired power-line transformers. She was a bold kid, the oldest of three, and would stride up to uniformed police officers to ask them about the things on their belts.