Facebook to use naked images to combat revenge porn

Facebook suggests users upload nudes to avoid revenge porn

Facebook suggests users upload nudes to avoid revenge porn

They might then tell you to send the images to yourself on Messenger. CNBC reports Facebook's anti-revenge porn pilot program is available in the U.S., U.K., and Canada.

According to ABC Australia, the new scheme means that people who are subjected to "image-based abuse" can now take action before pictures are posted on Facebook, Instagram or Messenger.

If there is a photo or video out there you are anxious will be shared without your consent, Australians can contact the e-Safety commissioner. The social media juggernaut recently rolled out a new program for making sure no one can see your private pictures if you don't want them to.

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"Facebook is very hard as well because they don't provide you with a direct line of communication like Google Legal does", he continued.

Facebook employees will only see a blurred version of the image, then they'll apply the "hash" to it before it is deleted. The Telegraph reported that to provide the photos directly to Facebook, users should send them through the Messenger app.

"The likelihood of Facebook being compromised is slim of course, but if the user was tricked into sending them to a third party - that could open them up for further abuse", he told Infosecurity.

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After you send the photos of yourself, Facebook will use its hashing technologies to create a digital footprint that will prevent others from uploading the same image on the social media platform.

Australia is one of four countries taking part in the "industry-first" pilot which uses "cutting-edge technology" to prevent the re-sharing on images on its platforms, Facebook's Head of Global Safety Antigone Davis was quoted as saying. It was even the topic of a Netflix documentary titled, "Revenge Porn".

Grant and Facebook, however, are very confident of Facebook's anti revenge porn tool. "Let's say someone created a fake Facebook account using my name, and they put my naked photographs up there".

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The new method is being practiced in Australia, the US, the United Kingdom and Canada as a preventative tool in combating sextortion. If another user tries to upload the same image on Facebook or Instagram, Facebook will test it against its stored hashes, and stop those labeled as revenge porn from being distributed.

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