Facebook is trying to move forward with security in the 21st century. They are trying to combat a growing negative trend, revenge porn. So the company is asking for users to send in nudes of themselves.
Revenge porn is a type of abuse where images once taken consensually, for example by people in a relationship, are shared online at a later point.
"The proposed system would work by “hashing” abuse images that victims send to themselves using Facebook Messenger, using the same technology that social media companies use to identify terrorism-related or child abuse images.
Facebook would create a digital fingerprint of the image that would be stored after the original image is deleted. That fingerprint, or “hash,” would be used to stop the image being uploaded in the future. The technology works even with images that have been manipulated."
So then we ask the question, if it only stores that one image, how would it stop other images of the same person but different than the original sent? What do you think?