revenge porn

tech-power

GitHub Removed Open Source Versions of DeepNude

After the creator of DeepNude shuttered its app that digitally undressed women, multiple people uploaded their own versions to GitHub.
Joseph Cox
7.9.19
programming

Discord Just Banned a Server Selling DeepNude, an App That Undresses Photos of Women

A small community of people is dedicated to reviving DeepNude, a program that creates non-consensual nudes of women.
Samantha Cole
7.1.19
Internet

Kamala Harris and Bipartisan Legislators Hope to Pass Federal Anti-Revenge Porn Law

The SHIELD (Stopping Harmful Image Exploitation and Limiting Distribution) Act aims to hold perpetrators accountable for nonconsensual pornography.
Samantha Cole
5.22.19
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
revenge porn

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
Sex

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
Motherboard

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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