Instagram Immediately Reverses Its #EDM Block

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Electric Daisy Festival held in New York on Saturday May 23, 2015.

Just a day after releasing a public statement saying that #EDM had been blocked because it "was being used to share content that violates guidelines around nudity," Instagram has reinstated the hashtag, now visible via standard search on the platform.

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Instagram has yet to publicly comment on the reversal, but in the original statement a spokesperson said, "We're working on a way to more quickly restore certain hashtags that have previously been blocked. We're also working on ways to better communicate our policies around hashtags."