Facebook asking users to send nude pics……for a good reason

Facebook asking users to send nude pics……for a good reason

Then, the users will be asked to send that image to themselves on Facebook Messenger. Completely deleting a digital photo is a hard process, digital forensics expert Lesley Carhart told Motherboard.

The pilot program will also be tested in the United Kingdom, and Canada, as well as here in the US, where one in 25 Americans have been a victim of revenge porn. "Leaving forensic evidence in memory and potentially on disk", Carhart told Motherboard.

According to Facebook's Head of Global Safety, Antigone Davis, the pilot is an industry first, which builds on the non-consensual intimate images AI tool that the company announced in April.

Facebook launched a pilot program in Australia which involves users sending the social network nude photos in order to create a hash, or a digital footprint, to enable users from uploading a similar photo to the site.

He said: "It is a bit much having to send a picture of yourself, I'd be anxious that it could get into the wrong hands".

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Revenge porn is a growing issue in Australia where studies suggest that one in five women aged 18-45 may have been victims.

"With its billions of users, Facebook is one place where many offenders aggress because they can maximize the harm by broadcasting the nonconsensual porn to those most close to the victim".

She explained: "Revenge porn is becoming such a huge epidemic among young people, it's absolutely disgusting and if there's any way to tackle it then we should take that seriously".

According to reports, Australians who believe they may have had their private photos stolen or shared will contact e-Safety.

Police forces have been using hashing technology for several years to stop the spread of child porn, and it is also used to share and block terrorist images by internet companies. So Facebook is saying there shouldn't be easy workarounds like changing some basic aspect of the photo file to bypass the company's detection system. In the new system, Facebook says, users upload the photos themselves as a preventive measure.

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