Archive for: September, 2018

Teen lad is victim of cybersex plot to extort money

Teen lad is victim of cybersex plot to extort money

  Cops have launched a cybersex extortion probe after a teenager was lured into posing naked for an online scam artist. PAISLEY DAILY EXPRESS: Live news as it happens The 19-year-old victim, from Inchinnan, was tricked by a crook who posed as an attractive young woman before befriending him on […]

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Valley born anti-revenge porn group BADASS turns one

  A group of local women who have given advice to Facebook, butted heads with Google and have helped thousands of victims of image abuse – more commonly known as revenge porn – are celebrating the first anniversary of their organization. Battling Against Demeaning and Abusive Selfie Sharing – BADASS […]

Facebook tackles revenge porn with professor’s help

Facebook tackles revenge porn with professor’s help

  Psychologist Asia Eaton is helping Facebook in its fight against revenge porn. Eaton, other researchers, lawyers and victim advocates from around the world recently convened at Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. to present the latest research and brainstorm solutions to help victims of online dating abuse, cyber harassment […]

How a mother and daughter team took down the self-described king of revenge porn

How a mother and daughter team took down the self-described king of revenge porn

  Back in 2010, most people weren’t familiar with the term ‘revenge porn’. It hadn’t yet entered the pop culture lexicon, but over the next eight years it certainly would as everyone from high school students to A-List celebrities fell victim to one of the digital age’s biggest downsides. Arguably […]

Google extends revenge porn delisting policy to address fake content

Google extends revenge porn delisting policy to address fake content

  Google has always allowed people to request certain content, like a malicious website or copies of your contact information, to be removed from search results. The company already had a policy for removing private images or videos, but now it’s taking fake pornographic content more seriously. Google now has […]