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Instagram and Snapchat disable Giphy integration due to "racist GIF"

Instagram and Snapchat disable Giphy integration due to

The new feature is possibly designed as a bonus for celebrities and influencers, in the hopes of attracting more followers and/or views to provide them with a stronger platform, which in turn would create greater competition for Instagram and YouTube. And while the GIPHY guidelines don't allow for this kind of content, TechCrunch says that mistakes like this tend to slip through search engine systems.

"As soon as we were made aware, we removed the GIF and have disabled Giphy until we can be sure that this won't happen again".

Instagram similarly disabled Giphy after hearing about the hateful GIF.

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Meanwhile, Scotland counterpart John Barclay admitted they can't be considered a title contender until they win away from home. They've beaten every tier one nation, they've put 11 consecutive test match wins together, more than we've done before.

The GIF includes disturbing text including a racial slur, which has been blurred out below.

By testing the new feature, Snapchat is joining other social media platforms that let people tag other users in their posts. The extremely racist image features a white man telling a monkey to "keep cranking a n***er crime death counter". ". Below is a screenshot of the GIF".

SNAPCHAT is testing a hot new feature that Instagram users will already be familiar with.

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The Crown Prince, 32, met Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson at RAF Northolt ahead of his return to the desert kingdom. BAE secured agreement to sell 24 Typhoons and six Hawk jets to Qatar in September past year .

In a statement to TechCrunch, Snapchat said it removed Giphy after it heard about the problem.

This isn't Snapchat's first run-in with racist content. This means they're mostly suitable for the 13-and-up teens that are technically allowed on Snapchat. It also casts doubt on Facebook's Messenger Kids app, which also has Giphy integration that is only supposed to show G-rated imagery. Earlier Instagram had ripped off the "Story" feature from Snapchat.

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He also told his supporters that there is no conspiracy to take him down, that he's the only one to blame for what happened. A judge announced the sentencing decision at a hearing today, where Shkreli reportedly cried while pleading for leniency.


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