Facebook: nude minors and sexual exploitation content removal Q3 2018 - Q3 2019

This statistic shows the number of child nudity and sexual exploitation-related content items that Facebook took action on from the third quarter of 2018 to the third quarter of 2019. During the most recently reported period, the social network removed 11.6 million pieces of content that violated their community standards - from nude photos to exploitative material. This number is up from 6.9 million pieces of content in the third quarter of 2018.

Global number of child nudity and sexual exploitation-related content items removed by Facebook from 3rd quarter 2018 to 3rd quarter 2019

Number of content items taken action on in millions
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Release date

November 2019



Survey time period

Q3 2018 to Q3 2019

Supplementary notes

According to Facebook, " We take action against a range of content that violates our standards, from nonsexual nude photos to exploitative material involving children. We remove violating content regardless of the context or the person's motivation for sharing it, to avoid the potential for abuse."

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