Gory videos can be posted in protest again on Facebook

Facebook is okay with posting videos of people being beheaded as long as they’re out of protest.

Facebook has surreptitiously resumed allowing decapitation videos to be posted on its website, lifting a temporary ban it had placed earlier this year on content featuring graphic violence. 

The world’s largest online social network, with 1.15 billion members, said after a report on the BBC on Monday, that gory photos and videos are permitted on its site so long as the content was posted in a manner intended for its users to “condemn” the acts rather than celebrate them.

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