Facebook is photo napalmmeisje ” still, after the fuss

Facebook is photo napalmmeisje ” still, after the fuss

Photo: Nick Ut / The Associated Press

Facebook is people yet allow the historic photo of the Vietnamese girl that burns is after an American napalm attack on Facebook.

Previously I was great commotion in Norway, and then in the rest of the world when the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten, the photo on Facebook, and the social network, which is then deleted.

Also the Norwegian prime minister Erna Solberg posted the photo on her page, but that too was removed. Then was the story by many media around the world picked up.

Facebook said Friday that images of naked children is difficult to distinguish between the admissible news images and child pornography. When this photo hit the balance there in the first instance apparently by to child pornography, despite that the picture is a pulitzer prize won and caused the American public convinced of the horrors of the Vietnam war.


But now Facebook had the picture allow. “Once the controversy among our users kennisnamen, we have once again to our guidelines considered,” says the company in a statement to various media, including Recode, was e-mailed.

“A picture of a naked child normally goes against those guidelines, and would in some countries, even when child pornography to be seen”, the statement further. “But in this case, because it is a historic and iconic photograph, it is more valuable to our users, the image to share than to prohibit.”

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