#Curvy forced Instagram to rethink how it polices hashtags



Curvy girls are no longer banned from Instagram, thanks to new technology implemented by the social media platform.

After the hashtag “curvy” was banned earlier this month from being searched on the site, Instagram is using new, automated systems designed to keep the hashtag “clean” of porn and nudity, a spokesperson told Mashable.

“We’re unblocking it, but we are also unblocking it in ways so the content’s going to be able to stay clean on the hashtag,” he said.

The same technology, when needed, was previously implemented on trending hashtags to make sure they were free of nudity, porn, hate speech and other “bad” content, the spokesperson said. Read more…

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