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New technology to protect some people from 'revenge porn'

New technology to protect some people from 'revenge porn'

New photo-matching technology is designed to ensure intimate, non-consensual images that are reported once can't be uploaded again. (Source: FOX 8 graphic) New photo-matching technology is designed to ensure intimate, non-consensual images that are reported once can't be uploaded again. (Source: FOX 8 graphic)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

Facebook engineers hope adding a new tool to their social media sites will protect users from revenge porn.

They're launching photo-matching technology designed to ensure intimate, non-consensual images that are reported once can't be uploaded again. The service spans all Facebook properties, including Messenger and Instagram.

If a user tries to post a reported image, the company will inform the user the photo violates Facebook policy.

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