To prevent revenge porn, Facebook will look at user-submitted nude photos (page 2)

Revenge porn is nasty business, where your former partner shares intimate photos of you in a public space like Facebook or Twitter in an attempt to shame or humiliate you, even if it means that they could go to jail for it. Now we’ve seen social media platforms introduce ways of reporting such incidents, but usually that’s only after it has already happened.However it seems that Facebook is working on a new way to prevent revenge porn from even happening in the first place. While Facebook can’t stop you from taking nude/intimate photos and sharing them with your partner, what they can do is prevent such photos from being uploaded onto its website in the first place.Facebook has recently teamed up with the Australian Government and are testing out a new way of detecting sexual/intimate photos and prevent them from being uploaded onto its platform. How does this work? Basically it works by pre-empting the person who is about to upload it. Users who are concerned that their intimate photos are about to be share

To prevent revenge porn, Facebook will look at user-submitted nude photos

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Wed 8 Nov 17 from Arstechnica

Facebook wants your nude photos to fight revenge porn - CNET

In a pilot project, the social network is converting explicit images into unique digital fingerprints that can be blocked from the site.

Wed 8 Nov 17 from CNET

Facebook tests fighting revenge porn by asking users to file nude photos first

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Wed 8 Nov 17 from USA today

Facebook 'remembers' nude images to combat revenge porn

Facebook will take digital fingerprints of intimate photos to prevent copies being uploaded.

Wed 8 Nov 17 from BBC Technology

Facebook asks users to send in their nudes so it can prevent revenge porn

Facebook regularly comes up with new methods for keeping certain material off the platform. Not only is it constantly battling the likes of fake news and terrorist propaganda, but the issue ...

Wed 8 Nov 17 from Techspot

Facebook Testing Out New Ways To Counter Revenge Porn

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Tue 7 Nov 17 from Ubergizmo

Facebook’s testing a new method to prevent revenge porn that requires uploading your nudes

 Facebook is testing a new method to combat revenge porn in Australia, the Australia Broadcasting Corporation reports. The strategy entails uploading your nude photos or videos to Messenger ...

Tue 7 Nov 17 from TechCrunch

Facebook's revenge porn prevention test has users upload photos

The Australian government and Facebook have teamed up in the fight against revenge porn. As the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reports, alongside Australia's Office of the ...

Tue 7 Nov 17 from Engadget

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