Facebook has updated its "community standards" for its 1.4 billion
users. Much of it is relevant for WM Commons.
"It's a challenge to maintain one set of standards that meets the
needs of a diverse global community," said Monika Bickert, Facebook's
head of global policy management, and Chris Sonderby, Facebook's
deputy general counsel, in a blog post.
"We have a set of Community Standards that are designed to help people
understand what is acceptable to share on Facebook," Facebook said.
"These standards are designed to create an environment where people
feel motivated and empowered to treat each other with empathy and
In addition to nudity and hate speech, Facebook gave extra emphasis to
what constitutes self-injury, dangerous organizations, bullying and
harassment, criminal activity, sexual violence and exploitation,
violence and graphic content.