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Facebook and Instagram Ban “Sexual” Use of Eggplant and Peach Emojis

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Facebook and Instagram have updated the company’s Community Standards language to effectively ban the use of eggplant and peach emojis with a sexual connotation.

The language was updated to say “suggestive elements” that could get you banned, when posted with nude imagery, sex acts or sex partners, as well as sex chat conversations, now includes “contextually specific and commonly sexual emojis or emoji strings.”

The platforms will flag and sometimes even ban your account if you use the eggplant or peach emojis with a sexual context, according to adult industry site XBIZ. Instagram noted “we aren’t taking action on simply the emojis.”

Brandon Orselli

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