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Facebook now lets you BAN photos in its revenge porn crackdown – how to do it

A REVENGE pornography helpline has been revealed by Meta, formerly Facebook, as it tries to prevent the non-consensual sharing of images.

The tech giant says this content has a “devastating impact on one’s life” and wants users to report it.

Meta is cracking down on revenge porn posts on apps like Facebook and Instagram

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Meta is cracking down on revenge porn posts on apps like Facebook and InstagramCredit: Reuters

Meta speak: “Today, Meta and Facebook Ireland are supporting the launch of StopNCII.org with the UK Revenge Porn Helpline and over 50 organizations around the world.

“This platform is the first global initiative of its kind to help those concerned that their intimate image (photo or video of a person with nudity or sexual content) could be compromised. shared without their consent.

“The UK Revenge Porn Helpline, in consultation with Meta, has developed the platform with privacy and security in mind at every step thanks to a wide range of input from victims, who survivors, experts, advocates and other technology partners.”

StopNCII.org is available for use worldwide but will be operated by the UK Revenge Porn Helpline.

The platform aims to give victims more control over their images and is supposed to be easy to use.

How to use the revenge porn helpline

Meta says: “When someone is concerned that their intimate images have been posted or may be posted to online platforms like Facebook or Instagram, they can make a case through StopNCII.org to take the initiative. detect them.”

If someone threatens to post intimate images of you online without your consent, you need to go online StopNCII.org and click ‘Create your case’.

If you see your or someone else’s revenge porn on an app, you should report it on that platform immediately.

If you submit content to the website, it will be provided with a digital fingerprint for the tech companies involved in the content search to not actually see.

Instead, they will track whether someone has posted or is trying to post content with that digital fingerprint and will delete it.

This is to prevent unnecessary propagation of the original image.

StopNCII.org is for people over 18 years old only.

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Caroline Bleakley

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