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Facebook ‘still fails Napalm girl test’, says Aftenposten

Facebook ‘still fails Napalm girl test’, says Aftenposten

Facebook’s plans to relax rules around posts deemed newsworthy or in the public interest do not go far enough, a Norwegian newspaper editor has said. Facebook director Patrick Walker was visiting Norway following a row about the banning of an iconic Vietnam War image on the grounds of nudity. He said changes were being made [...]

November 1, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Facebook ‘still fails Napalm girl test’, says Aftenposten

Fury over Facebook ‘Napalm girl’ censorship

Fury over Facebook ‘Napalm girl’ censorship

Facebook has controversially removed the iconic image of a girl fleeing a Napalm attack during the Vietnam war from a post, on the grounds of nudity. The editor of Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten said the entire post, which was about iconic war imagery, was later deleted and the account of the reporter behind it suspended. Espen [...]

September 9, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Fury over Facebook ‘Napalm girl’ censorship

Norway Prime Minister joins ‘napalm girl’ protest against Facebook

Norway Prime Minister joins ‘napalm girl’ protest against Facebook

Norway’s Prime Minister has challenged Facebook’s restrictions on nude photos by posting the iconic 1972 image of a naked girl running from an aerial napalm attack in Vietnam. The Pulitzer Prize-winning image by Associated Press photographer Nick Ut is at the centre of a heated debate about freedom of speech in Norway after Facebook deleted [...]

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Facebook U-turn over ‘Napalm girl’ photograph

Facebook U-turn over ‘Napalm girl’ photograph

Facebook says it will allow an iconic photograph of a girl fleeing a Napalm attack taken during the Vietnam war in 1972 to be used on its platform. It had previously removed the image, posted by a Norwegian author, on the grounds that it contained nudity. The move sparked a debate about Facebook’s role as [...]

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