So is Byte censoring riot/ protest imagery?

Just a question as I’ve loaded a byte with pictures of riot fires from various events over the years and I find it locked out from the feed.


Well that depends. Peaceful protests are fine as long as no laws are being broken, while riots are not to be on byte. Here is an incept of the guidelines regarding violence, and law on byte.

Follow your local laws. Hopefully this goes without saying, but we figured we’d say it anyway: If it’s illegal, it’s not allowed on byte. This can include, but isn’t limited to: offering to buy or sell firearms, ammunition, or explosives, and promoting the use of hard drugs or attempting to sell or distribute them.

Cruelty, violence, and hate have no place here.

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Hopefully, this helps!


no. can you link to the byte you’re talking about?


Well that’s interesting. Won’t event post as a link

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So not sure how to do that @dom

thanks for reporting this. the post has been restored and we are looking into it


Just strange


so I posted a video of a peaceful protest and it’s get hidden* twice?? what

there is an issue that we’re trying to resolve. again, we are pro-protest and removing footage of them is not our policy


this should be resolved in a few minutes