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X: the new rules of the social network will cause controversy

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun4,2024

Since its acquisition by Elon Musk, Twitter has changed. name for X. His identity Visual technology has also evolved drastically, as have its rules. Many decisions taken by the boss of Tesla and SpaceX have divided, and this is the case again with this drastic change in the regulations of the social network< /strong>.

X: the new rules of the social network will be controversial

the regulation of day

Social networks have taken a very important place in our lives. Many of us have a tendency to we go there as soon as we have nothing to do. TO DO. Some specialists do not hesitate to do so. call it an addiction, especially as we continue to return to networks that are nevertheless extremely toxic, the image of X. Formerly called Twitter, the acquired social network by Elon Musk wants to be THE place of freedom. of expression. The billionaire has always affirmed his his will not to censor anything, and a new step was precisely done in this sense. This Monday, June 3, it was indeed officially announced thatso-called “NSFW” content was now allowed on on X.

X: the new rules of the social network will cause controversy

pornography, nudity… authorized nsfw content

This Monday, the regulations for X, ex-Twitter, were amended. set to day. In the category Adult content, it is now indicated that users must be able to be free to “create, distribute and view sexual content as long as it is produced and distributed in a consensual manner”. To put it simply, erotic and even pornographic content is officially authorized on the social network. However, we are assured that the youngest will be protected, particularly because NSFW posts should be hidden behind a warning. Users should therefore manually authorize the post to appear. Suffice it to say that it is not certain that this is enough to solve the problem. avoid problems, since they are at your disposal. Now authorizes content“depicting adult nudity or sexual acts of a pornographic nature or likely to arouse sexual arousal”.

X: the new rules of the social network will cause controversy

Budding otakus will also be happy to learn that“photographic or animated content such as cartoons, hentai or anime” are also authorized. Same for posts at sexual character generated by AI. On X, reactions are very divided, and many Internet users are outraged. Others, on the other hand, have fun; remind that in fact, content at agrave; This erotic and pornographic character is already circulating today. I've been on the network for years, despite this. the vagueness around the rules in place until now

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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