comscore Women protest Instagram’s ban on the #Curvy hashtag
News

Women protest Instagram’s ban on the #Curvy hashtag

Photo sharing site Instagram that banned the hashtag #curvy because it was being used to propagate sexually explicit content has not gone down well with plus-size women who have launched a protest cam

  • Updated: July 21, 2015 7:40 PM IST
instagram-hashtag-ban

Photo sharing site Instagram that banned the hashtag #curvy because it was being used to propagate sexually explicit content has not gone down well with plus-size women who have launched a protest campaign, media reported. Also Read - TikTok will pay over $2 billion to creators in next 3 years

Instagram has decided to ban the hashtag to crack down on nudity as adult-oriented photographs and videos are often tagged with the word, Daily Mail reported. Now plus size women have been sharing images with #Curvee in protest. Female users across Instagram have also included hashtags like #bringcurvyback, #everybodyisbeautiful, and the popular #effyourbeautystandards. Also Read - Instagram says the 'camera on' indicator on iOS 14 was caused by a bug; plans a fix

For instance, a woman who posts under the moniker @rachel_curvemodel, shared a summery snap of herself posing underneath a tree decorated with rainbow-colored streamers. Another user called @thelizblack, shared a holiday photograph of herself in a palm-print two-piece. In the image she can be seen flaunting her curvaceous figure in a swimming pool while holding a doughnut shaped rubber ring. Yet another annoyed female activist, who posts under the name @sassy.scarlet, included statements such as #pinupmodel, #beautyhasnosize and #styleatanysize alongside the #curvee hashtag. Also Read - WhatsApp: How to set auto-reply messages on the messaging app

For the latest tech news across the world, latest PC and Mobile games, tips & tricks, top-notch gadget reviews of most exciting releases follow BGR India’s Facebook, Twitter, subscribe our YouTube Channel.
  • Published Date: July 21, 2015 7:38 PM IST
  • Updated Date: July 21, 2015 7:40 PM IST



new arrivals in india

Best Sellers