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Fighting Facebook's Curious Nipple Policy

 - Jan 12, 2009
References: philinthecircle & ireport
When artist Phil Hansen learned that Facebook was enforcing its ‘no nipples’ rule by removing images of women breastfeeding, he decided to put Facebook to a gender equality test. How? He created a collage made entirely of his own nipples and posted the image as his profile picture.

The result? Facebook either missed Phil Hansen’s image, or were busy hemming and hawing over whether this was any more or less obscene than breastfeeding, because the image remained for a few days before being removed for violating the site’s terms of use. 

When it comes to differentiating between the female and the male breast on Facebook, it seems they aren’t having any of it. I suppose that’s tit for tat.