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X has new rules that officially allow porn now

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Illustration: The Verge

As spotted by TechCrunch, X updated its guidelines to let users “share consensually produced and distributed adult nudity or sexual behavior” as long as it’s labeled and not in a prominent location, such as a profile picture or banner.

In the past, X — formerly known as Twitter — didn’t explicitly ban porn. It became a home for some NSFW creators following the launch of Twitter Blue (now X Premium), as creators could encourage followers to pay to view content, similar to OnlyFans. NSFW content could be another form of revenue for X, which has seen a dip in ad sales following Elon Musk’s takeover.

The platform will require users who “regularly post” NSFW content to adjust their settings to mark the images and videos they post as sensitive…

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