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Mangaluru comedian blackmailed after sharing nudes with Facebook girl who turns out to be boy- The New Indian Express

Mangaluru comedian blackmailed after sharing nudes with Facebook girl who turns out to be boy- The New Indian Express

  Express News Service MANGALURU:  When a Tulu film comedian got a friend request on Facebook from a pretty girl calling herself Ashwini, he readily accepted and soon fell victim to blackmail and extortion. A police complaint followed. The Mangaluru police traced the girl to Bengaluru. But, when they caught her after […]

Facebook user extorts Summit County man who sent nude photos, police say

Facebook user extorts Summit County man who sent nude photos, police say

  A Summit County man learned the hard way last month that you can’t always trust people you meet online. The 21-year-old had been communicating with someone he thought was a woman on Facebook when the person convinced him to send explicit photos of himself through the messenger app, according […]

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 […]

Williamsport woman charged with putting child porn on Facebook | Instant

Williamsport woman charged with putting child porn on Facebook | Instant

  A Williamsport woman charged with distribution of child pornography is accused of uploading explicit images from a minor’s cellphone onto the internet. Ashley Nicole Grove, 28, was charged this week by summons for an incident first reported by the victim on Jan. 2, according to the charging document filed […]

Facebook is expanding its controversial anti-revenge porn program to the US, UK, and Canada — Quartz

Facebook is expanding its controversial anti-revenge porn program to the US, UK, and Canada — Quartz

  Last November, Australian media reported that Facebook was experimenting with a novel idea to combat revenge porn on its platforms. In a pilot program done in cooperation with the government, users would do something that feels ill advised: upload a nude image to Facebook. The idea was that by […]