Facebook is known to remove the photos mother breast-feeding her baby, evendeactivate their account. This triggers some mothers raise a protest against the policy.
In Australia, a woman named Lucy Allen admitted his Facebook account was disabled for two days in July 2011. Because, she posted a photo of herself breastfeeding and pumping breast milk at the same time.
"Facebook did not give a clear reason. They just say it is a violation of their rules," said Allen, quoted Updatec.com from News.com.au. Allen said she actually wanted to pointed the other mothers that breast-feeding andpumping breast milk at the same time can trigger the production of milk. She was determined to re-post the photo.
So far, about 391 people were reported to suffer the same fate with Allen, that their breastfeeding photos removed. The mothers were breast-feeding is generally notconsidered to be received by Facebook pornography.
Several groups were formed on Facebook to protest Facebook. Group called "HeyFacebook, breastfeeding is not obscene!" For example, reaped quite a lot of support.
Facebook responded through a spokesman. "Facebok so Happy while mother using Facebook to share their experiences to be the parents, including breast-feeding her child. When uploading photos on Facebook, the majority already meet the rules asto limit nudity because some visitors are children."
"In some cases, breastfeeding contains nudity and violate the rules. When the picture was reported and found to have violated, the person concerned will be contacted and we will remove the photo," said the spokesman.