A breakdown of Instagram’s obnoxious rules on nude photos.
Instagram has some pretty convoluted rules when it comes to posting nudes. In particular, they’re finicky when it comes to women’s nipples. Side boob? Totally cool. Under boob? Dope. Nipple? Whoa, whoa, whoa... you’re getting carried away! You can only show your nipples if you’re scarred, servicing a baby, or you have a painting or tasteful sculpture of them. That’s right—Instagram’s rules state that “photos of post-mastectomy scarring and women actively breastfeeding are allowed. Nudity in photos of paintings and sculptures is OK, too.
They also don’t want you to be able to search for boobs, which is why the extra “o” hashtag #booobs has gained some popularity. Aimee Davison breaks down the obnoxious rules from a feminist perspective in this video, and goes about posting her own n00dz in a pretty clever way. Although, it’s hard to imagine anyone taking on Instagram’s censorship rules any better than Nathan Fielder did. What do you think? Are Instagram’s rules anti-feminist, or just pro-idiot?