Facebook to use photo-matching to block repeat ‘revenge porn’

April 5, 2017 By David Ingram SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc is adding tools on Wednesday to make it easier for users to report so-called “revenge porn” and to automatically prevent the images from being shared again once they have been banned, the company said. “Revenge porn” refers to the sharing of sexually explicit images on the internet, without the consent of the people depicted in the pictures, in order to extort or humiliate them. The practice disproportionately affects women, who are sometimes targeted by former partners. Facebook has…

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