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Vine update terms of service to remove adult content

Vine, a Twitter owned service, has put the hammer down against adult content on its service. This term of service change is effective immediately, and adult content will be banned on the site.

“For more than 99 percent of our users, this doesn’t really change anything,” the company stated in a blog post announcing the policy change. “For the rest: we don’t have a problem with explicit sexual content on the Internet –– we just prefer not to be the source of it.”

The change seems common sense but Vine has had trouble with adult content over running the site in recent months. In their continued battle with video services from Instagram, the site is trying to keep interactive and creative content on its service. Now Vine has always encouraged users to report adult content Vine did have a feature to have NSFW video blocked from autoplaying. This now seems like something Vine will keep but in a sense that they will have cussing or other fouls, but within the terms of service.

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