Facebook Labeling 2D Lolita Content “Child Sex Abuse Material”

Loli is a word often used by anime fans. It refers to small (underage) girls having a child like appearance, and more often than that Loli’s are of adult age (thousands of years old) despite having a childlike looks. Recently, Facebook has implemented a new update where it warns users when they try to search ‘loli’ on its platform.

When you first search ‘loli’, Facebook gives you a warning that the following term is associated with child sexual abuse, and seeing child sexual abuse images can lead to imprisonment and other severe consequences.

Edit: Changed source to something other than Sankaku Complex.

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Just to confirm, it gives a “warning” but does not actually stop the search, correct?

Probably stops the search.

I don’t use Facebook though, so I can’t confirm.

I don’t consume this type of content, but as I have Facebook I did the “test” for you, it doesn’t stop showing results for the search, but it in fact shows a warning saying that child sexual abuse sexual abuse is illegal ( Wow, really? I didn’t know), that they think “your search may be related to child sexual abuse” and that if I find CSA- related -material, I should immediately report it( Yes, of course)

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Thanks.

What about gothic lolita? Does that being up the warning?

No (filler words)(filler words 2)

I see. I figured Facebook wouldn’t take the Scunthorpe problem into effect.

Guess I was wrong.

Well, if it doesn’t actually stop the search, I’d take the warning as a badge of honor. Much like YouTube putting up “warnings” whenever people state that the CCP virus came from the Wuhan lab.

Since someone decided to hide my previous message without so much as stating why, who do I appeal this to? Still terminus or someone else?

I get what you’re saying but comparing an unfounded warning regarding specific search terms with something that sort of makes sense to warn people about, with real-world consequences and implications is not very helpful.

Warning people about search queries containing “loli” and including a blurb about the harms of CSEM is stupid because loli and works of fiction, by definition, are not CSEM.
CSEM is limited to any materials produced with the involvement of actual, real children.

But warning users who look up certain things or include “fact check” sections on posts or articles talking about it is hardly an issue, so long as the sources linked are valid and credible and the subject matter warrants it.

But please keep it on-topic. Your post was disagreeable, but your underlying point I felt was on-topic.

As terminus is moving on and the acting Executive Director is currently unavailable, you may refer appeals to me. I am the General Manager and report directly to the ED.

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Hi! Is @terminus still on the board of directors?

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Yes. As previously mentioned, @terminus has resigned as Executive Director. Unfortunately, the Acting Executive Director has had to regretfully resign as well. To lighten the load on the ED, I was appointed as the General Manger. In case you doubt my bona fides, please check the staff page on the website under “our team.”

I would appreciate if everyone would contact me with complaints first, so that terminus is not overburdened.

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Oh, okay. It’s good that he’s still on board there, then, in some aspect. As for Ms. Snell resigning, that’s also extremely unfortunate. I hope a new ED can be appointed soon. I have a lot of faith in Prostasia.

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