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Facebook joins Tumblr in drift towards Puritan mores - bans sexually suggestive language

Facebook joins Tumblr in drift towards Puritan mores - bans sexually suggestive language

Facebook launched a mini sexual revoluton when it first became popular, a decade ago. Old flames were rekindled as ghosts from the past suddenly found it easy to reconnect. 

However, now the US tech giant is turning prudish. Facebook's new policy bans "sexual slang" and allusions to "sexual roles, positions or fetish scenarios." Even comments such as "looking for a good time tonight" are taboo in certain contexts. 

"Facebook's new "sexual solicitation" bans, among other things, erotic art (even non-explicit), talking about kink, talking about your boobs or butt, mentioning your preferences in sexual partners, "sexualized slang," and "vague suggestive statements." commented Twitter user @alextemplemusic

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