Facebook (and Instagram) decided to ban speech related to “sexual slang” on their platform. Meanwhile, Steam takes a more nuanced approach to their content, treating adults like adults (within reason).
Tumblr just announced that they would be removing all adult content from their site, presenting their announcement with the title “A better, more positive Tumblr”. Along with YouTube, Google, Facebook, and other major content providers, the internet is becoming more polarized about sex. It’s either completely wiping away anything sexual or throwing anything sexual over the wall into “adult content” (i.e. pornography) with no room in between. What are the implications of this?