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NSFW Posts on V2


#55

I think I’m general all this should be banned. We don’t need this to be toxic to the ■■■■■ community, and should be kept out.


#56

The thing is not everyone is 26. There will be plenty of 8-12 year olds also using the app and not telling their parents. That makes them susceptible to pornographic material at that young of an age and there’s no telling what that does to their minds. Kids are smart with technology and will find ways to bypass measures to try and gauge whether you’re 18+ or not.


#57

Yeah, that is very much true. Plus when you consider the amount of young teens such as the 13-15 y/os who might not be mature enough, it’d be best to have some means of censorship. I’d reccomend putting on an ‘NSFW’ button for users of v2 who are 18+, and then a small slide explaining what that is before the user posts it.


#58

Probably not, but if there is, it would be on a separate part of the app that you can only access if you’re 18+, and if you click on it on purpose. That is to say, explicit vines would not show up in your regular home feed or in hashtags, only on that part of the app.


#59

There should be a safe mode in settings.


#60

Profanity? I mean that is a very small thing compared to the rest.


#61

Should NSFW content be permitted on the app?

In my personal opinion, I believe it should be. No it is not because of my over reacting hormones and lonesomeness, but because some Artist actually consider sexually explicit content art. But in order to avoid these videos or images to fall in the hands of a minor
Parents whose children take their phones will understand, or anyone with a child who has the capacity to use a smartphone will understand
certain precautions have to be taken. Thus, an NSFW filter should be created alongside all the other filters/tags.

Accounts should also have the applicable setting of “This account contains sexually explicit content” switch where Artist can turn their accounts to a non-public account.
This raises another question:

How would NSFW accounts find exposure?

Simple, allow Artist to turn off their “safe search” switch off, therefore they can now view these sexually explicit videos/images at their own risk.
Of course we all dislike the automatic playing of a sexually explicit video when roaming around the internet, therefore I propose that a warning message pop up on the NSFW video/image before the Artist can view them.

What about Artist who post NSFW content, but don’t switch their account to an NSFW account?

Again, simple. Artist who notice an account posting NSFW content and said content popping up in main feeds can flag the content/account for posting NSFW content without the account being in the NSFW state. Moderators/admins can then review the content and if the flagging is true they could take these steps:

  1. Switch the account to NSFW mode.
  2. Give the Artist a strike for not adhering to the rules/policies.
  3. Advise the Artist as to why they were striked and how they can avoid being striked again in the future.

The problems with previous rules and possible solutions
#62

This is one of the questions I was going to ask because I like to make art w/ the human form. Nudity isn’t the same as porn. If videos are monitored and there are clear guidelines of what is and isn’t allowed, I don’t see why it’d be a problem. It’s really frustrating when I make art that I’ve worked hard on and put out there and it gets flagged for “sexual content”.


#63

So what would be an appropriate response for the Reclining Nude, for example?


#64

I’m not sure what you mean by “Reclining Nude” …?


Will NSFW content be accepted?
#65

It’s a contemporary painting of a nude woman on a recliner (Google it :+1:)


#66

:ok_hand:t3: Don’t censor art :ok_hand:t3: If it’s a drawing / painting of a human body, that’s not sexual. Videos on v2 however should probably have nsfw fliters to be safe :woman_shrugging:t3:


#67

I see your point on the whole Nude Art situation (please correct me if that isn’t what it’s called). The human body is definitely an art, each person a canvas! I would truly hate to see someone’s passion for “Nude Art” (quotation marks were put in because I don’t know that official name) be blocked because of flagging, but we have to keep in mind that there will be minors using the application so we wouldn’t want to expose them to something they are still unaware of or too young to know about


#68

Agreed, and there was talk about NSFW tags for more mature viewers, so definitely a good idea


#69

YouTube has 18+ restrictions on nsfw videos, maybe V2 should do that as well. Obviously kids can lie about their birthday there’s not much you can do about that. Itd be nice if there were guideline that would allow nudity if it’s not straight up porn & it would protect artists from having their legitimate content deleted :dizzy:


#70

A definitive and concise guide on what is sexually related content will need to be made for sure, and there would be a system for handling that type of conflict


#71

A solution could be to do what tumblr does where they won’t let you turn off the nsfw hiding thing if you don’t register over 18 with initial sign up and have it be the creators responsibility to make either appropriate content or mark it as nsfw, with failure to do so be a ban or suspension or something authoritative like that. Sorry I’m adding my two cents in so late or if this has already been said, I only read half of it, but I just wanted to suggest this as an option because it works really well for tumblr


#72

there should be a different app for nsfw


#73

Not sure if Dom has that in mind, but would be great


#74

I think NSFW videos would make it too easy for minors to get ahold of pornography. It’s as easy as changing the year of their birth date when they register.

Parents who are wary of their kids watching mature content put restrictions on their children’s phones. This stops them from going on XXX sites on safari, downloading apps that are rated 17+, etc etc.

If v2 allows NSFW content, then the app rating should absolutely and definitely be 17+, even if they are hiding the content from those under 18 anyway. By not rating the app 17+, minors that have restrictions can download the app and obtain adult content. This goes against the wishes of parents.