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In response to complaints by Kanye West and others, Instagram has banned sexually suggestive emojis, including the eggplant and the peach, which resemble parts of the human anatomy.

The eggplant emoji has been used to suggest an erect phallus, while the peach resembles a woman's buttocks. The water drops resemble ejaculation.

Instagram bosses say users on their platforms can no longer use those emojis - even to cover up genitals on photos.

The emojis can still be used in captions, but not to convey sexually suggestive content or ask for anything sexual. The changes will cut down on sex workers plying their trade on the social media platform.

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The new changes have been implemented in Facebook's Sexual Solicitation Community Standards which took effect on October 24. Sex workers will no longer be allowed to advertise their services on Instagram or Facebook.

Users who are not sex workers still can't use the emojis in their photo posts. The changes have sparked fury online.

One user wrote:

"Facebook's about to start banning people for smutty art and butt shots. They still won't ban Nazis and TERFs because 'free speech,' but god help you if you use an eggplant emoji."

Kanye West complained that social media entices men like him to stray from their marriages by hosting free photos of half naked women.

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Kamala Harris is calling on Twitter bosses to suspend President Donald Trump's Twitter account, saying his sometimes brutal Twitter posts could put people in danger.

Trump is on the hot seat for asking the Ukraine president to investigate corruption by presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi officially declared an impeachment inquiry, which sent social media into a frenzy last week.

But the California senator, who is a long shot for the Democratic nomination, wants Trump silenced for good on the social media platform.

"The president's tweets and his behaviors about this are just further evidence of the fact that he uses his power in a way that is designed to beat people down instead of lift people up,' Harris told Anderson Cooper on CNN Monday night.

Harris pointed to one of Trump's tweets in which he demanded to meet with the CIA whistleblower who leaked the contents of his phone call with the Ukrainian president.

"Frankly, when you look at what he's been tweeting today directed at the whistle-blower, directed at so many people, you know, I, frankly, think that based on this and all we've seen him do before, including attacking members of Congress, that he, frankly, should be - his Twitter account should be suspended,' she added.

She followed up her interview by tweeting, "Look let's be honest, @realDonaldTrump's Twitter account should be suspended."

Fabolous, Emily B

Social media users are taking sides in the domestic violence drama between rapper Fabolous and his longtime life partner reality TV star Emily B.

Emily has 2 sons by the 40-year-old Brooklyn native and a 20-year-old daughter from a previous relationship.

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Project Veritas

Did you know that every "private" message you send on any social media platform can be read internally by workers? Even though we have zero expectations of privacy online, some social media users sincerely believe their private messages are private.

According to a hidden camera report by Projectveritas.com, Twitter pays at least 400 workers to scour your DMs for content and other data (such as your IP, location, email addresses, etc) that they can use to tailor ad serving to you.

"The whole culture at Twitter is about abusing and laughing at users," says Project Veritas' founder James O'Keefe.

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We need out mama

I'm still choked up after watching this video of a little boy pleading with his pregnant mommy to come home. His mommy is in the hospital preparing to give birth to the boy's sister. But all he wants is for his mommy to come home.

"We need you!" the child tells his mommy. "We need our mama. We need you stay alive and we don't want nothing to happen to you," he says.

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Shad Moss

Shad Moss, aka former rapper Bow Wow has plenty of free time on his hands these days. The 30-year-old single father of one is busy dispensing free "playa" advice on social media. His tips are not to be confused with relationship advice -- which Shad will readily admit he has no knowledge of.

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Outspoken journalist Piers Morgan slammed socialite Amber Rose on Twitter.com, calling her half naked photo on Instagram.com "bullshit".

It all started when the attention-seeking mother-of-one shocked her followers by posting a partially nude photo of herself on Instagram on Saturday. She was dressed in an open coat, a bikini top and nothing else underneath.

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Ciara Amber Rose Sean Combs

Ciara, Amber Rose, and Sean Combs are among 100 celebrities and social media "influencers" who received FTC warning letters about disclosing paid endorsements on social media. The FTC is cracking down on A to Z-list celebrities who hawk products on social media without disclosing the posts are paid endorsements.

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Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga's fans rushed to her defense last night on social media when Internet trolls mocked her belly rolls during her 13-minute halftime performance at Super Bowl 51 in Houston.

The outspoken pop singer changed outfits several times before stripping down to an American football-styled costume, leaving her midriff exposed.

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