There are fears the images could be found before being deleted, intercepted on their way to Facebook, or people could get around the technology by simply resizing images. The system, now being piloted in Australia in partnership with the country's eSafety Commissioner, allows users to upload nude photos preemptively directly to FacebookMessenger, so the company can create a digital fingerprint of sorts for the file to then prevent it from being uploaded maliciously in the future.
According to the eSafety office, Facebook users who are concerned that an intimate image of them may end up online can complete an online form.
We can all agree that the recent spike in revenge porn is something that needs to be tackled in the tech-world, which is exactly why Facebook have come through with a solution to the problem.
Facebook Australia's plan to fight revenge porn seems a bit counterintuitive.
Prof Clare McGlynn, from Durham Law School, said that the United Kingdom should establish a similar organisation to Australia's e-safety commission.
Google to show estimated wait times for restaurants
Google predicts it will be able to offer these wait times for nearly a million restaurants worldwide when the update is completed. Yes, it's an opt-in feature, and yes, you've probably opted-in, because it makes Maps and Search a lot more useful.
Australia's e-safety commissioner Julia Inman Grant toldABC, 'We see many scenarios where maybe photos or videos were taken consensually at one point, but there was not any sort of consent to send the images or videos more broadly'.
Four percent of internet users in the US have been victims of revenge porn and 10 percent of women under the age of 30 have had someone threaten to expose explicit photos of them online, according to a 2016 study by the research institute Data & Society. Facebook said once the user sends the image via Messenger, it will use technology to create a digital fingerprint or link to the picture.
The program is available in three other countries i.e, U.S., U.K., and Canada. One suggestion is to hash the image locally and then upload the hash to determine a match.
Saudi Prince Dies in Helicopter Crash Near Yemen Border
Saudi officials described Saturday's arrests as the result of an investigation by a newly created anti-corruption committee. Adel Fakeih: The minister of Economy and Planning, Adel Fakeih was replaced by Mohammad al-Tuwaijri.
People living with cancer remain at risk for other cancer and hence should not drink even small or moderate amounts of alcohol. "The talking points that we are telling patients and providers is to decrease your cancer risk, drink less".
She said her husband treated her unfairly when it came to finances, giving more money to a woman he previously dated than to her. They have appealed against the death sentence, arguing that her dementia means she can not be held liable for her crimes.
Thousands gathered on the campus of the former embassy, called a "den of espionage", where a ballistic missile was displayed. Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged Iranians on Thursday to never forget that "America is the enemy".
Apple would thus appear to have switched tax shelter strategies from the Caribbean "Double-Irish-Flip" to a " Jersey Isle". Apple said the new structure had not lowered its taxes. "We do not stash money on some Caribbean island".
First, the team familiarized the sheep with the celebrities' faces by showing the faces opposite a black screen or random objects. The sheep were having two options in each step as a photo of celebrity face or another is of something else.
Over the weekend, the comedian Wednesday Meredith Salenger in an intimate ceremony at the Jim Henson Studios in Los Angeles. Oswalt looked dapper in his gray suit, while Salenger, stunned in her off-the-shoulder bridal gown.
Joined by his wife Melania on part of the trip, Trump's tour of Asia is the longest by an American president since George H.W. In a display of golf diplomacy, Trump is to play a round of golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Keenum has gone 4-2 as the starter and will continue to be the starter for the time being, with Bridgewater set to back him up. The Vikings, who lead the NFC North at 6-2, chose to shut down Bradford for the rest of the 2017 regular season.
It was the most points NY had allowed at home since 1964, and its 1-7 start to the season is its worst since starting 1-8 in 1980. But still, given how poorly this season has gone, it wouldn't be shocking to see NY move on to a new coach in this offseason.
Moyes has been out of work since May, when he resigned as Sunderland manager after the club's relegation to the Championship. WEST HAM chief David Sullivan admitted the appointment of David Moyes is "a gamble". "I think we've got a good squad".
Meek Mill Turns Himself in for Prison Bid
He was originally arrested in 2008, and spent eight months in prison following a drug dealing and gun possession conviction. Louis International Airport and charged with misdemeanor assault after an altercation with two airport employees.
Pokémon Go Developer to Launch Harry Potter AR Game in 2018
Niantic announced the new game is called " Harry Potter: Wizards Unite " and it is again going to make use of augmented reality. Unfortunately for Harry Potter fans, details about the app's potential gameplay features are few and far between at the moment.
Michael Emenalo quits Chelsea in blow to Roman Abramovich
He has had a tremendous impact on the club over the past 10 years and this is evident in everything we have achieved. Reportedly, Abramovich was reliant on Emenalo for advice - he was one of the few people that the owner trusted.
Buccaneers shut down QB Winston for 'couple weeks'
The Bucs are 2-6 and effectively eliminated from NFC South contention; Ryan Fitzpatrick will now be running the show in Tampa. The first overall pick in the 2015 draft has made 40 consecutive starts to begin his National Football League career.
Try Not to Drop That iPhone X
Whether it's the iPhone 4 or the iPhone 5s , there is history in this company with cracked screens and higher fix costs. That's why Apple published a helpful video on Friday going over some of the basics on how to use the iPhone X.