Facebook incorrectly removes picture of Aboriginal men in chains because of 'nudity'

Facebook also blocks users from sharing Guardian Australia’s story based on its use of the image

Facebook incorrectly removed a post critical of the prime minister’s comments regarding slavery in Australia that featured a photograph of Aboriginal men in neck chains from the late 1800s, claiming the photo featured nudity.

On Thursday, Scott Morrison said that there was no slavery in this country.

Related: Scott Morrison sorry for ‘no slavery in Australia’ claim and acknowledges ‘hideous practices’

Oh, the fucking irony..

I’m trying to share a story about Facebook apologising for tagging this picture as nudity, and it’s literally tagged the article as nudity…https://t.co/aXRyQctlyM
@joshgnosis from @GuardianAus pic.twitter.com/SvfzvO8jOa

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