The latest media reports about intimate image abuse
The world of intimate image abuse is fastpaced and ever-changing, keep updated on the latest news and blogs to stay informed.
We are going to show everyone what you have done: threats in isolation
They have your contact list and they are threatening to share what you did on webcam to your friends and family unless you give them bitcoin or thousands of dollars within the next day. What can you do? Who can you talk to? We can help.
30th April 2020
REVENGE PORN RISE Hotline for ‘revenge porn’ victims swamped by hundreds of calls for help during the coronavirus lockdown
Complaints about jilted lovers posting sexually-explicit photos or videos of their exes online nearly doubled in the week after the nation was told to stay at home.
26th April 2020
Coronavirus: 'Revenge porn' surge hits helpline
The lockdown has caused a surge in the number of people contacting the Revenge Porn Helpline, the government-funded service for adults experiencing intimate image abuse.
25th April 2020
RP Helpline lockdown diaries: we're all in this together but, you know, 2 meters apart
Who knew we would all miss our usual lives so much? We understand that we all need a little help sometimes and now more than ever it’s good to know where you can go to get it.
24th April 2020
Return of the Sextortion Scam Email
Over the past week, we've seen a rise in a scam phishing email being circulated making false allegations and threats. Find out what to do if you receive this email.
17th April 2020
Coronation Street spoilers: Asha Alahan’s despair as naked pictures circulate
Coronation Street is set to explore the damage of revenge porn and the vulnerabilities of teenagers on the internet in a hard-hitting storyline that will see Asha Alahan (Tanisha Gorey) fall apart when naked pictures and footage of herself are posted online.
11th April 2020
Four men jailed in first year since upskirting law was introduced
Work is still needed to raise awareness about the problem, campaigners say
11th April 2020
Sextortion emails: how to protect yourself
We have linked here the Action Frauds article to Sextortion. It's important to point out though, that extortion is an umbrella term and sometimes they can indeed threaten you with your content. If you have any thoughts or questions on this, do get in touch with us and we can help.
6th April 2020
Urgent action needed as rise in porn site traffic raises abuse fears, say MPs
Pornhub is using coronavirus lockdowns to promote and drive traffic to its site – but campaigners raise alarm over criminal and non-consensual videos
25th March 2020
Trick or dick? Be careful where you click! Everything you need to know about sextortion
This article talks about what to look out in those 'too good to be true' profiles and what to do if you fall victim to sextortion.
25th March 2020
Man who posted intimate picture of ex on Facebook wins appeal against sex offender registration
A man convicted of a so-called “revenge porn” offence after posting an intimate picture of a former partner on Facebook has successfully challenged a decision to place him on the sex offenders register.
19th March 2020
How sites like Pornhub profit directly from the distribution of child pornography
Holding the online porn industry responsible for its complacency regarding non-consensual sex
17th March 2020
FORUM AXED Reddit ban sick forum where pervs ‘swap and request nude pics’ of young Scots women without their consent
REDDIT has banned a sick forum where perverts swapped and requested nude pictures of young Scottish women.
16th March 2020
Pornhub should forget the coronavirus and focus on its own pandemic: revenge porn
The site is offering free access to everyone in Italy and even has a philanthropic division – but it needs to do better with non-consensual content
14th March 2020
DIRTY TRICK My stalker ex plastered revenge porn on the internet when I dumped him for holding a knife to my throat but AVOIDED jail
A SINGLE mum has revealed how her boyfriend held a knife to her throat and threatened to kill her, then posted revenge porn pics online when she dumped him over the attack.
12th March 2020
Youth information website says number of ‘sextortion’ cases reported
Practice entails money or sexual favours being extorted from someone by threatening to reveal sexual information or images
11th February 2020