Facebook wants your nude photos

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  1. charlie monroe

    charlie monroe Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2011
    Buffalo, NY
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  2. blue4

    blue4

    Feb 3, 2013
    St. Louis area
    1. I was under the impression that Facebook didn't allow nudity. I've never seen anything like that before on there, doesn't mean it doesn't exist but I've never heard of it.

    2. How does that stop someone from revenge posting your photos onto reddit or something else? It's just one company.

    3. We don't need to save people from themselves, it's a free country. If they want to take butt photos and put them onto the internet that's their business. IMO of course. Seems like bad judgment to me but I'm not in charge of them nor should I be.
     
  3. Bent77

    Bent77 Supporting Member

    Mar 6, 2013
    Desert, Colorado
    No one wants naked photos of me
     
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  4. Lets find out. :wideyed:


    Oops! I accidentally hit post. :bag:
     
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  5. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Inactive

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    This is why I don't Facebook. I can't afford the drop in IQ that goes along with it. :banghead:
     
  6. Never allowed myself to even approach it ..
     
  7. beaglesandbass

    beaglesandbass Think first, then post? Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs
    All they had to do was ask.
     
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  8. blue4

    blue4

    Feb 3, 2013
    St. Louis area
    If you're an idiot in real life, you're an idiot on Facebook. Facebook doesn't make us dumber, it simply shows us how stupid we always were. Why blame an app?
     
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  9. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    I'm sure many people will jump on board. Seems like a good decision if you're into that kind of stuff.

    -Mike
     
  10. Tom Bomb

    Tom Bomb Hypocognitive

    Apr 23, 2014
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  11. Did it say "No Uglies"?
     
  12. Chicory Blue

    Chicory Blue Secretly Queen of the Moon

    Oh, Facebook.

    + 10 points for trying to combat a genuinely horrible problem.

    - 100 points for most likely accomplishing the exact opposite.

    + 1 point to the guy who pitched the idea and said it was for a good cause. You sly devil.

    --^@
     
  13. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man

    Oct 19, 2011
    Minneapolis
    Way ahead of this one.
     
  14. Gorn

    Gorn

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
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  15. guy n. cognito

    guy n. cognito Secret Agent Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    Nashville, TN
    Agreed, with one exception....Facebook shows EVERYONE ELSE how stupid we always were.

    Sending FB a nude in order to keep that nude from going public is akin to stabbing yourself to avoid being stabbed. There are millions of other places a nude can be distributed. If you are concerned enough about a picture to consider this, you have much bigger issues in your life.
     
  16. charlie monroe

    charlie monroe Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2011
    Buffalo, NY
    I'm the OP and I consider this an asinine attempt at a solution, but as @Chicory Blue mentioned, revenge porn is a serious issue, especially with teens. The emotional damage that "a picture" can do to a developing psyche is very real.

    This thread was an attempt at belittling FB, not at minimizing the gravity of this issue.
     
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