AT LAST! Instagram and Facebook might finally Free the Nipple

Instagram nudity policy
(Image credit: Hannah Rooke)

It’s been more than a decade since the Free the Nipple campaign started, and during that time thousands of posts have been wrongly removed due to unfair censorship policies. Now, thanks to Meta’s Oversight board, Facebook and Instagram could finally update their nudity policy guidelines. 

As things stand, being topless on Instagram is fine – so long as you’re a man. However, Instagram’s nudity policies are incredibly restrictive (not to mention prejudiced) if you’re a woman, transgender or nonbinary person. 

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.