Google and Bing To Honor Victim’s Request and Remove Revenge Porn

With more and more liberty that internet and search engines have bestowed us, the prospects of growth have been enhanced and enhanced the risk of misuse of the same. Search engines and platform like YouTube provides open opportunity to people for adding, downloading and sharing content of their interest however these efforts have been seen going in the wrong direction.

Search engines to help the victims of Revenge porn

Revenge porn, explicit images and video have become a concern over the time. Taking a step towards this misconduct search engines as Google and Bing have announced coming up with the advent system to put tab on such practices. Victim whose explicit image or video has been posted online without his or her consent can submit request to remove the links.

This step would surely come as a help for the progressively spreading online form of harassment, which allows perverts to submit compromising images of the victim without his or her consent with the purpose of revenge. Many people have been the victim of such misleading activities of revenge and hacks however earlier there wasn’t a fast protocol to take action on the same. New approach of the search engines now makes sure to honor every request of the sufferer to remove the content.

Just submit details on Microsoft’s Revenge Porn reporting page and get explicit content out of search results

Prior Google announced helping the victim by stamping out any such content to appear in the search results, if it has been put online without consent. Further Microsoft has launched a reporting page meant for the victims that let them submit the links of the photos or videos that have been put without their consent and they want to erase. Though there was ever existed the conduct to report such things however this step has further turned everything unproblematic for the victims. All a person need to do is to submit his or her name with email address and the URL to the explicit content to get them removed from the search engines globally. Moreover efforts are in progress to make the report page available in multiple languages very soon.

In the recent time when such activities as revenge porn are picking up the pace, sturdy steps from search engine giant as Google would indeed help to take the situation under control. However the biggest catch here is that it apparently won’t remove the content from the website on which it has been hosted. As a recommendation people looking for more information on the topic of Revenge Porn can look out for websites as Cyber Civil Rights Initiative and Without My Consent.

No matter what, this step would somewhere trim down the level of sexual exploitation form the World Wide Web. Kudos to another effort by the search engines for honoring the request of its users, letting them get their explicit images or videos remove as soon as possible.

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