This is true. Robert Mankoff, the cartoon editor of The New Yorker, published a funny essay about Facebook’s censorship policy and how it affects New Yorker cartoons, specifically New Yorker cartoons that show female nipples. A cartoon of mine (as shown above) was cited for excellent nipple concealment, Mankoff saying ” . . . kudos to Karen for handling the nipple problem so dexterously.” Ha ha “handling”, “nipples”, LOL!
I chose for the couple specifically to be in the missionary position because I feel it is most advantageous for nipple-hiding, the woman’s nipples could be obscured by an arm or the guy’s body or a bit of blanket. Much like how Mick Stevens redrew his Adam and Eve clothed, I’m tempted to redraw my cartoon featuring the woman on top, nipples proudly on display just to make Facebook upset.
Read the article here: Nipplegate!