The decisions follow the users’ requests to remove them An Instagram account used by Core Issues Trust, a UK-based promoter of conversion therapy.
“We do not allow attacks on people based on sexual orientation or gender identity and are updating our policies to ban promotion of conversion therapy services,”
“We have removed infringing content from @coreissuestrusttv. We are constantly reviewing our policies and will continue to consult experts and individuals with personal experience to share our approach,” she added.
The platform will also stop recommending content related to conversion therapy, such as: B. Testimonials on their effectiveness or contributions to praise or support in practice, with the exception of content in a legal context.
Earlier this year, Instagram banned advertisements for this process.
A Twitter spokesman said that his platform is already targeting content that promotes conversion therapy as part of their claim request rule, and “is working to make training decks clearer so team members have a variety of examples to refer to, and our enforcement is globally consistent and scalable. “
In the United Kingdom, a total ban promised by Theresa May in mid-2018 has not yet occurred and was not included in any of the legislative agendas set by Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the opening of Parliament.