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Interview
Facebook

What's happening to free will and human agency? Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks to artist Jeremy Hutchison on Instagram today

On an Instagram Live chat, Hutchison wants to quiz the social media leader about algorithms and whether users on his platforms will get paid

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Feminism

Vancouver painter’s $100 Facebook portraits raise more than $150,000 for residency project

Proto-Riot Grrrl Jean Smith plans to launch space to support international artists

Podcast

Art and social media: do museums need memes?

Plus, artist Rita Keegan on her postponed show and Julia Peyton-Jones on Leonardo. Produced in association with Christie's

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Museums & Heritage

Facebook and Instagram ban trading of historical artefacts

Heritage group Athar were part of a campaign highlighting the social media giants' “black market in antiquities”

Interview
Social media

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has gained almost 200,000 social media followers since lockdown began—here's how

We speak to the museum's social media manager Claire Lanier about her digital engagement strategies in the age of Covid-19

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Antiquities & Archaeology

Online antiquities smugglers are taking advantage of the coronavirus crisis

Heritage watchdog sees rise in posts from trafficking groups on Facebook

Analysis
Art's Most Popular 2020

Which museums have the biggest social media followings?

Increasingly, the digital sphere is a new frontier for institutions to battle it out for the attention of culture-seekers

Feature
Social media

The top six hashtags to follow now as the art world moves onto social media

The museums of Modern art in New York and San Francisco are leading the way on promoting digital content on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook

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Censorship

Long-running Facebook battle over censored Courbet painting gets happy ending

Social media giant pays out after closing French teacher's account for posting photo of the Origin of the World

Blog
In the frame

Spencer Tunick’s nip slip

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Censorship

Facebook censors artist's work criticising male-dominated society because it features naked breasts

The social media giant also deleted her comments and friends

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Facebook

French court makes mixed ruling in Courbet ‘censorship’ case

The social media giant was found to be at fault for closing a schoolteacher’s account but his claims for €20,000 in damages were dismissed

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Censorship

Facebook censors 30,000 year-old Venus of Willendorf as 'pornographic'

Nude statue is latest artwork to be deemed inappropriate by social media giant