Facebook and instagram have banned the eggplant, peach and the drops of liquid emojis to control the sexual solicitation on social media platforms.
Using these emoji could get someone instagrams/facebook flagged and/or removed.
According to adult industry news portal XBIZ, FB ang IG are targeting sex workers with updated community standards.
As noted in the Community standards of Facebook in section 8, (Sexual exploitation of adults), people use facebook to discuss and draw attention to violence and exploitation. They also restrict sexually explicit language that may lead to solicitation because not all audiences are aware of this content. This standards was made last July and revised in August, As per XBIZ via New york post!
The company spokesperson said:”We publish these changes on our community is aware. With this update, nothing changed in terms of the policy itself or how we enforce it, we simply updated the language to make it clearer for our community.”
Spokesperson confirmed the changes, but also said that its enforcement of the policy was well already in effect.
The rules work alongside the existing adult nudity and sexual activity policy, which bans the posting.