Facebook introduces new tools to combat ‘revenge porn’

Facebook says it has improved its methods for combating the rise of “revenge porn.” As of today, when users flag an image they suspect was posted without consent, Facebook will take action to prevent the images from being duplicated and re-posted. Revenge porn is the act of posting intimate or sexual images without the subject’s consent through any online medium. Through several new tools, Facebook can prevent these images from being shared on its primary site, as well as on Messenger and Instagram. 

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