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Demanding a Dedicated Reporting Function for Child Sexual Abuse Content on Facebook ^ |

Posted on 05/03/2013 5:16:24 AM PDT by Morgana

Facebook is rampant with child sexual abuse content, child exploitation material, online child predators, harassment, stalking and cyber-bullying of minors and various other forms of predatory activities targeting minors.

Facebook provides several options for reporting offensive or harassing content, including spam, scams, graphic violence, hate speech, nudity, etc. Yet there is no recourse for someone wanting to report explicit child sexual abuse content or pedophiles and other kinds of sexual predators.

During mid March 2013 a video of severe and horrific child sexual abuse of a toddler girl went viral on Facebook, garnering more than 30,000 shares over a period of hours before it was finally deleted by Facebook following massive reporting.

A dedicated report button as we call for, would be responded to immediately by Facebook staff who will review the content according to our suggested tiered structure and if deemed to be explicit child porn, deactivate or unpublish the profile or page immediately and hold for law enforcement.

Less severe forms of child exploitation material will be dealt with also in summary fashion and removed from Facebook permanently.

There should be NO delay between the very first report of such content and the time it takes for Facebook to act decisively to remove the content and user from public viewing, and preventing further sharing, downloading or continuing of abuse.

Furthermore, in cases of explicit child sexual abuse material or child exploitation content, a SINGLE report should immediately flag a page or profile for deactivation while being investigated.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: childabuse; childporn; childpornography; facebook; moralabsolutes; pedophile; pornography; sexabuse; sexualpredator; socialmedia

1 posted on 05/03/2013 5:16:24 AM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

You could print the same article substituting animal abuse, criminal activity, drugs, cursing, wearing too short a skirt, slutty makeup, etc.

It’s not that I support the abuse, it’s that everyone has their personal complaint, and making demands like this when the service is ... completely free... You get what you pay for with response times.

2 posted on 05/03/2013 5:42:49 AM PDT by TheZMan (Buy more ammo.)
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To: TheZMan

Yes, and even if there is a dedicated report button, it doesn’t mean the response time will be any faster. The same employees will be reviewing the same caseload of reports, so we’d just be hoping that they would address these reports as a priority.

For my part, the best solution is just to boycott Facebook, because who wants to participate in a site where kiddie porn, etc, is running rampant? Not me.

3 posted on 05/03/2013 6:41:23 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Boogieman


4 posted on 05/03/2013 7:11:57 AM PDT by left that other site ((Ban the ubiquitous and deadly solvent, Di-hydrogen monoxide!!!))
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To: Morgana

NAMBLA objects to your homophobic demand.

5 posted on 05/03/2013 8:55:08 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Morgana

Maybe just call the police if you see child abuse on Facebook?

6 posted on 05/03/2013 9:55:09 AM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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