Archive for: February, 2018

Twitter Plans To Prevent Revenge Porn With Stricter Policies, But Will It Work?

Social media has always had problems with filtering and monitoring inappropriate content, but those issues have been extra toxic on Twitter in particular because it’s a unique type of service: it’s built on microblogging, meaning it’s short, it’s quick, and it spreads fast. It’s not difficult to find hate speech, propaganda, […]

Law to help revenge porn victims introduced in Saskatchewan, Canadian province

The Saskatchewan Legislative Building. Brandon Harder / Regina Leader-Post The provincial government has introduced legislation that is intended to support victims of “revenge porn.” The initiative, introduced today by Justice Minister and Attorney General Don Morgan, will create new legal options for people whose intimate images have been shared without their consent. An […]

Heartbroken teens in city resort to revenge porn

BENGALURU: A 31-year-old techie was arrested on Thursday for uploading a fake and insulting profile of his wife on dating and matrimonial sites. A senior official of Cyber Crime Branch tells City Express that at least 10 to 15 cases of revenge porn and identity theft by ex-lovers are reported […]

Facebook rolls out pilot program to prevent revenge porn

Australia has become the latest country to partner with the social network to tackle image-based abuse.Image: studioeast/Getty Images By Shannon Connellan2017-11-02 01:59:09 UTC Revenge porn is becoming a top priority for Facebook’s safety team. After announcing a new set of reporting tools in April, Facebook is continuing to roll out […]

Revenge porn: Facebook teaming up with Government to stop nude photos ending up on Messenger, Instagram

November 02, 2017 16:54:03 If you’ve had a nude photo taken, you might be nervous about where it could end up. Key points: Facebook working with e-Safety Commissioner to block image sharing You could flag photos of you don’t want circulated, then they cannot be uploaded again Images sent to […]