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If you’ve ever experienced the frustration of having your Facebook account disabled after posting a nude work of art, mark January 14 as your new favorite holiday: Facebook Nudity Day.

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Post image for Facebook Censors Photo of Copenhagen’s Beloved Little Mermaid Statue

For more than a century, Edvard Eriksen’s bronze statue of “The Little Mermaid” has perched quietly on a waterside rock in Copenhagen, offending virtually no one.

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Nudity in art has been around for thousands of years, but Facebook still can’t take it.

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Post image for Why I’m Amassing an Army of Fake Social Media Followers

While wandering across a quiet church square in a small Dutch village, I’m talking on the phone with a journalist from the New York Times.

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Post image for 12 Reasons Why I Can’t Be Facebook Friends with This Artist

An artist whose work I loathe recently sent me a “Friend Request” on Facebook.

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Post image for This Collaged Facebook Parody Needs Your Data

Welcome to 2016. Mark Zuckerberg has stolen our data, fleeing Facebook’s offices in Menlo Park with a mysterious, “charismatic hustler” known as Maurice Carbonneau.

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Post image for Facebook Rolls Out New, More Gender-Equal “Friends” Icon

In countries like the United States, inequality between men and women is often reflected in the details.

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Post image for Four Years Later, Man Still Fighting Facebook for Censoring Courbet’s “Origin of the World”

It’s been more than four years since French teacher Frédéric Durand-Baïssas, after posting a link to a documentary about Gustave Courbet’s “L’Origine du Monde” (1866) on Facebook, returned to the social network to find the post removed and his profile suspended.

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The episode is a scary reminder of just how much we rely on Facebook and just how little control we have over it.

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LOS ANGELES — Most artists like to think of their studios as private domains: as places where they can wrestle with the problems and possibilities of art making without anyone looking over their shoulder. Mark Dutcher, a Los Angeles painter, has spent the last five years gradually breaking down that privacy.

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