Pixel Envy

Written by Nick Heer.


Like all publications, the New Yorker has a Facebook page, where they post their famous cartoons. One posted recently caused a problem with Facebook’s nudity rules because of the presence of female nipples in the cartoon. Really.

Robert Mankoff writes for the New Yorker‘s blog:

But kudos to Karen for handling the nipple problem so dexterously, shielding the innocent from those bits of both sexes, even though, as the guidelines say, “male nipples are ok.” It’s the “female nipple bulges” that are the problem.

These are not okay: • •

These are okay: . .