Distribution of the Content Actioned on Instagram, by Reason of Removal

Source: Facebook. Transparency Report: Content Actioned on Intagram (facebook.com, 2021)
Topic: Illegal Content
Reference year: 2019-2020
Geographical area: Global
Method: Self-reporting
Link to original document: transparency.facebook.com
The chart shows the distribution of the content actioned on Instagram, by reasons of removal, from the fourth quarter of 2019 until the third quarter of 2021. A metric for a new policy area called Violence and Incitement was added to the Community Standards in the third quarter of 2021. The data shows that adult nudity and sexual activity remain the main reason of removal of content, followed closely by violend and graphic content. In the third quarter of 2021, hate speech decreased significantly compared to previous quarter (low by 50%) as well as compared to the third quarter of 2020 (low by 41%).