Lawyers insist Facebook searches for revenge porn | Ireland

A Northern Irish woman wants the company to search its entire network

An alleged victim of revenge porn is mounting a high court attempt in Belfast to compel Facebook to search for explicit photographs of her.

The tech and publishing company has already deleted “highly sexualised” images of the Northern Irish woman, which are said to have been sent to 25 users. Her lawyers now want those accounts to be checked to establish whether the pictures were forwarded.

The woman, who cannot be identified, claims that her former partner used Facebook’s private messaging service to share the photographs after they broke up.

Although she has ended her action against her ex-boyfriend, she is continuing to sue Facebook for breach of privacy and alleged failures in its system. She has said that her independence and dignity were undermined…

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