Facebook yanks picture of man in dress, claiming it violates which policy?

Facebook yanks picture of man in dress, claiming it violates which policy?

On Thursday, Facebook user Jeanette Tye Runyon said that Facebook yanked a picture she posted of a man wearing a dress while in the makeup section of a WalMart in a small North Carolina town.  The reason?  According to Facebook, the picture allegedly violated their rules regarding nudity.

There’s only one problem. While disturbing, the picture contained no nudity whatsoever…

How this picture “threatens or promotes sexual violence or exploitation” is beyond me.  And why would Facebook tell Runyon such content would be referred to law enforcement?

Runyon told me that liberals were outraged that she posted this picture and accused her of cyber-stalking and slandering the man.

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