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MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook has just released a document entitled “Transparency Report,” a biannual statement regarding their content moderation and censorship policies. For the first time, the report includes data gathered by their subsidiary Instagram, which also uses the Facebook Community Standards.

The report arrives in the middle of a controversy over a recent change in the company’s policies targeting the sexual use of popular emojis like eggplants, peaches and water drops. XBIZ and BBC journalist Thomas Fabbri broke that story, which has generated international headlines over the “eggplant emoji ban.”

Click here to read XBIZ’s story, “Facebook, Instagram Target Sex Workers With Updated ‘Community Standards.'”