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Twitter to Implement Stricter Policy Against NSFW Content in 2020

This is Niche Culture. In this column, we regularly cover anime, geek culture, and things related to video games. Please leave feedback and let us know if there’s something you want us to cover! Twitter has rolled out a newly updated sensitive media policy that focuses on the extreme bits of pornographic content posted to the social media network. The new policy, which takes effect January 1st, 2020, will have the social network ban “violent sexual conduct” and “gratuitous gore content.” While the platform has been somewhat tolerant of porn…

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Chinese Government to Implement Mandatory Facial Scans for Mobile Phone Users

This is Niche Culture. In this column, we regularly cover anime, geek culture, and things related to video games. Please leave feedback and let us know if there’s something you want us to cover! The Chinese government will impose laws demanding citizens to scan their face when registering with mobile phone services. BBC News reports how the law was announced in September 2019, and will come into effect December 8th. A person signing up for a mobile or mobile data contract must not just show their national identification card and…

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