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Facebook Says Revenge Porn Is No Match For Its New AI

Facebook will leverage new AI technology to combat the spread of revenge porn across its platforms. Unlike its previous method that required victims to submit photos, this one will detect sensitive content automatically.

Internet March 16, 2019

Pornhub Bans AI-Created Celebrity Fake Porn Videos And Considers Them Revenge Porn

Pornhub banned the Ai-generated fake celebrity porn from its website. It said that since the videos aren't consensual, it's classified as a revenge porn.

Internet February 7, 2018

To Fight Revenge Porn, Facebook Wants You To Send Nudes: Wait, What?

Facebook has announced that it’s testing a new program that can combat revenge porn using facial recognition and artificial intelligence, but first, it wants you to send your nudes.

Internet November 8, 2017

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

It's no secret that Twitter has become toxic. So many inappropriate activities take place on the site, especially revenge porn, but Twitter has now promised it will improve that with more aggressive policies.

Internet October 28, 2017

Pornhub Now Uses Machine Learning To Make Searching For Porn Easier, But There’s A Big Problem

Pornhub is the latest company to join the latest machine learning revolution, announcing a custom software that’ll identify performers starring in a video and determine what category it belongs to. However, this might have disconcerting implications for privacy.

Internet October 12, 2017

Facebook Wants To Save You From Violent Posts, Hires 3,000 More People To Fight Against Them

Facebook doesn’t want inappropriate videos on its site, so it’s hiring 3,000 more people to get rid of them quickly. Facebook also wants to work with law enforcement to respond to those who might be in need of help.

Internet May 4, 2017

Facebook's New Weapon Against Revenge Porn Has Flaws, But A Step In The Right Direction

Facebook recently revealed new tools that it will use to fight against revenge porn. The weapon, while powerful, still has certain flaws, but it is a step in the right direction in the fight against the damaging practice.

Apps/Software April 6, 2017

Facebook Battles Revenge Porn With New Tools To Prevent Spreading: Here's How It Works

Revenge porn is one of the nastiest plagues of the mobile era, but companies are taking steps to counter it. Facebook just announced new tools to curb the spread of revenge porn, so here's what you need to know.

Internet April 5, 2017

'King of Revenge Porn' Hunter Moore Sentenced To Prison Term, Fined

Hunter Moore, former operator of revenge porn website IsAnyoneUp.com, has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison, along with a $2,000 fine.

Legal December 3, 2015

Microsoft Plays Knight In Shining Armor As In Battle Against Revenge Porn

Microsoft is introducing a tool that will let victims of revenge porn request the removal of links from Bing, OneDrive and Xbox Live. This is the latest of the company's efforts to curb revenge porn, in which sexually explicit pictures of people are shared without their consent.

Internet July 23, 2015

Dutch Court To Facebook: Help Revenge Porn Victim Identify Video Poster

Facebook should be able to identify the person who posted a revenge porn video on the site as ordered by a Dutch court. Failure to comply would cause the company to be investigated by an external expert.

Legal June 29, 2015

John Oliver Calls Out Internet Trolls On 'Last Week Tonight'

The Internet can be a great tool, but it can also be a scary place, especially for women. John Oliver shows what can be done about it during Sunday night's episode of 'Last Week Tonight.'

Movies/TV Shows June 22, 2015

Victim Of Revenge Porn? Google's Happy To Help You

Google has finally taken steps against revenge porn, offering a tool for victims to formally request the removal of links to explicit images of them uploaded without their consent. Google follows a number of other large tech companies such as Twitter, Facebook and Reddit to make moves against revenge porn.

Legal June 20, 2015

Google Wants Revenge Porn Dead: Revenge Porn By The Numbers

Google cracks down on revenge porn and will start to honor takedown requests from victims.

Internet June 20, 2015

Google To Honor Requests For The Removal of Revenge Porn

Google has announced a formal process for users to request the removal of 'revenge porn,' or sexually explicit images posted online with the sole intent of humiliating a person.

Internet June 19, 2015

Instagram Explains Revenge Porn Ban Policy And It's Dead Serious

Instagram has clarified its posting guidelines, taking a much more precise and harsh tone than its previous guidelines. The company clarified issues such as nudity, hate speech and other things.

Internet April 16, 2015

Revenge Porn Site Operator Sentenced To 18 Years In Prison — A First In The US

A California court made history with the first prosecution and guilty verdict of a revenge porn site operation. The sentence sets a precedent in revenge porn, with several similiar cases in progress around the country.

Internet April 6, 2015

Twitter Bans Revenge Porn, Doxxing To Protect Users From Abuse

Twitter steps up its game amid criticism that it is doing very little to prevent abuse on its platform.

Internet March 12, 2015

Owner Of Revenge Porn Website Facing A Minimum Of 2 Years In Prison

The man behind IsAnyoneUp.com, a 'revenge porn site,' pleaded guilty to charges of hacking and identity theft before a federal court in Los Angeles. He was sentenced to a minimum of two years in prison.

Legal February 19, 2015

Court Finds California Man Guilty Of 27 Counts Of Felony In Revenge Porn Case

A 28-year-old San Diego man is the first to be convicted of revenge porn under California’s 2013 revenge porn law.

Society February 3, 2015

Feds Order Revenge Porn Site To Destroy Photos, Bans Image Posting

A revenge porn site has been toppled by the feds. The site operator has been ordered to destroy ill-gotten images by the Federal Trade Commission but won't be fined.

Internet January 30, 2015

Texas woman sues Facebook for $123 million for keeping revenge porn post live

Facebook battles a $123 million lawsuit after a Texas woman blames the social networking site for delayed action on a revenge porn post. The plaintiff is seeking compensation for trauma, as well as mental and physical suffering.

Legal August 1, 2014

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