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Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 30, you can no longer tweet memes, videos or images that go viral at the expense of a private individual.
Twitter's new CEO, Parag Agrawal, has banned sharing memes, viral videos and images of private individuals without their consent.
The news comes one day after Jack Dorsey stepped down as CEO.
The new policy essentially bans memes and videos from going viral on the platform if they are of private individuals.
As you know, most viral memes and viral videos on social media are of private individuals.
According to a Twitter blog post, the new policy prohibits "Sharing personal media, such as images or videos, can potentially violate a person's privacy, and may lead to emotional or physical harm."
The post states the policy prevents viral memes or viral images that features "activists, dissidents, and members of minority communities."
The new policy expands on the already existing private information policy.
Exceptions will be made for videos that go viral in certain situations "such as in the aftermath of a violent event, or as part of a newsworthy event due to public interest value."
Violators will be dealt with by a range of enforcement options.
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.
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.