Today we are all on Facebook, the most popular social network. You are about to see significantly more NSFW content on Facebook.

Facebook is overhauling is updating its community standards to allow more types of graphic or offensive content that would have previously violated its standards — if the content is deemed newsworthy or “important to the public interest.”

“In the weeks ahead, we’re going to start permitting more things that individuals find newsworthy, huge, or important to general society interest — regardless of the possibility that they may somehow or another damage our guidelines,” facebook’s VP of Global Policy Joel Kaplan and VP Global Operations and Media Partnerships Justin Osofsky wrote in an announcement.

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It’s not clear how Facebook will figure out what sorts of substance are permitted going ahead, however the administrators noticed that the interpersonal organization needs to abstain from indicating realistic substance to “minors and other people who would prefer not to see them.” Whether this would be robotized or whether there would be a specific way to opt-out is unclear.

Facebook additionally said it would work with publishers, journalists, members of law enforcement and others as it develops its policies.

They had thought about control for quite a while. The social network is to some degree nebulous content policies, which already allow for some kinds of graphic content if it’s a matter of public interest, have come under fire repeatedly for uneven enforcement. Earlier this year, a Norwegian newspaper published a front page editorial taking Mark Zuckerberg to task for removing a famous photograph from the Vietnam War.