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Videos created by Twitter-owned Vine may only be six seconds long, hardly enough to entertain let alone titillate -- but apparently for roughly one percent of its users, that's plenty enough for a quick blast of smut.
Vine announced Thursday a change in the type of content allowed on the mobile mini-video service which now prohibits the creation and posting of "explicit sexual content" or what's better known as simply porn.
"For more than 99 percent of our users, this doesn’t really change anything," Vine noted in a brief blog post. "For the rest: we don’t have a problem with explicit sexual content on the Internet -- we just prefer not to be the source of it."
Well okay then, Vine aren't a bunch of prudes, and they've even posted an entire FAQ on what's considered "explicit sexual content" that's more detailed than you might imagine and leaves little to the imagination.
The good news for smut fans is that "artistic" nudity still gets the thumbs up on Vine, as does non-provocative nudity like breastfeeding or in a "documentary context."
The blog post also details how to report posts that users find offensive, which sounds like the only way Vine plans to actually police such now-taboo unwanted content.
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