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Facebook

Facebook Is Launching a New Machine Learning Algorithm to Combat Revenge Porn

Facebook told Motherboard that this tool is trained on "previously confirmed non-consensual intimate images."
Samantha Cole
3.15.19
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Revenge Porn Will Soon Be Illegal in New York State

New York state lawmakers passed legislation on Thursday that would make revenge porn a crime punishable by up to one year in jail.
Marie Solis
3.1.19
Facebook

How Facebook Trains Content Moderators to Put Out ‘PR Fires’ During Elections

Internal Facebook documents obtained by Motherboard show specific steps and strategies taken by the company to fight content moderation issues that may spike during an election season.
Joseph Cox
1.28.19
Op-Ed

Chris Brown Doesn’t Know When to Shut Up

Maintaining your innocence and being an asshole aren't the same thing.
Kristin Corry
1.25.19
relationships

Revenge Porn Victims on How It Feels to Find Your Nudes Online

We spoke to four gay men whose personal photos were posted to a 'disturbingly cruel' website.
David Barker
11.8.18
Broadly

What It's Like to Experience Sextortion as a Teen

In 2016, the Department of Justice called sextortion "the most significantly growing threat to children.” This month, a new study asked over 5,000 teens directly about their experiences with sextortion.
Kimberly Lawson
10.11.18
Film

'Assassination Nation' Is a Wild Movie About Everything Wrong with America

You need to see this bloody high school flick that was too hot for Facebook and Instagram.
Kara Weisenstein
9.20.18
Social Media

I Posted My Own Nudes on Instagram Before My Ex Could

"If anyone was going to be posting my naked photos​, it was going to be me, and I was going to get paid for it."
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
7.24.18
Tech

Dumbass Blows Up His Foot Trying to Make Upskirt Videos With Shoe Camera

A Madison, Wisconsin man turned himself in to the police when his shoe camera—meant for taking upskirt photos—allegedly exploded.
Samantha Cole
6.29.18
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Revenge Porn Bill in New York Killed After Google Campaign

Advocates blamed the tech company for helping to essentially kill a bill that would have made nonconsensual dissemination of sexually explicit images a crime in New York.
Kimberly Lawson
6.21.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Florida Frat Ran a Secret Revenge Porn Facebook Group, Lawsuit Alleges

Now one woman is suing the frat after allegedly finding one of her videos on a private page called the "Dog Pound."
Drew Schwartz
6.15.18
Broadly

'My Life Is Not Your Porn': Women Lead Historic Spy Cams Protest in South Korea

Thousands of women gathered in Seoul this Saturday to protest the ongoing problem of hidden spy cams, which are used to secretly record women in public spaces for pornography.
Kimberly Lawson
6.11.18
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