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There's A Secret Photo Category For Nudes On Your iPhone & Here's How To Find It
Inside explicit Facebook group where members post naked pictures - and teenagers can join
Police in a small Massachusetts town are asking the FBI for assistance after photos of at least 17 high school girls turned up on pornographic websites, Boston's 7 News reports. For the most part, the girls are fully clothed in the photos which were reportedly taken from Facebook and other social networks. However, the images, repurposed on pornographic sites, are augmented with sexually suggestive headlines and captions, and interspersed with photos of semi-clothed and nude women. Parents and guardians of the students, who all attend Bay Path Regional Technical High School in Charlton, received letters from the Charlton police notifying them of the ongoing investigation, news of which seemed to spread among students before law enforcement was notified. Exploiting innocent photos taken from Facebook and other Internet outlets occupies a legal gray area and an ongoing practice called "image jacking" or "photo jacking.
The girl in the picture saddened by Facebook's focus on nudity
For a few hours after The New York Times published an article about conflict and hunger in Yemen, Facebook temporarily removed posts from readers who had tried to share the report on the social platform. The article included several images of emaciated children. Some were crying.
X-RATED photos are being shared by hundreds of people on a Facebook group in which anyone including children could join. Entitled "UK Sexy Singles Come and Mingle", the group initially seems like an innocent place for single people across Britain to meet others. Please post an introduction when you join so people can interact with you. However one insider has told how while the group advertises itself as a place for people to meet and begin meaningful relationships, the group is actually a "non-stop stream of porn which anyone can join". The insider added: "I joined the group with a blank profile, no picture, no nothing.