Unfortunately, this advice doesn't apply to those who are already victims of revenge porn. Take legal action If you're already a victim of revenge porn, you may choose to seek legal counsel (has a list of legal resources).If you go this route, it's important to act quickly.Locate and screen grab every place your photos exists online.
If you wouldn't want your mother seeing it, don't send it!
"Social media prenuptial agreements" are another form of prevention.
Over 50 percent of revenge porn victims reported that their photo was accompanied by identifying information, such as their full name.
This means that when a victim's name is Googled, say before a job interview, sales call, or even date, the search results can do irreparable harm to everything from their career to their love life.
Populating your google results with positive content is a surefire way to help control what people are seeing when they Google your name.
This is also the best way to prevent revenge porn from damaging your image in the future.With technological advancement often outpacing our ability to regulate it, laws against revenge porn don't do enough to rectify the situation; the posted images remain online and the victim is left to do the dirty work of getting it taken down.That's why copyright law is usually your best option for removing revenge porn search results. Copyright laws An estimated 80 percent of revenge porn images are considered "selfies," meaning that the subject and the photographer are one in the same. This is [where your screen grabs come in] why you should not delete the original image.While these apps do add an extra layer of security, the receiver can always take a screenshot.There is simply no guarantee your photo is safe once you hit the send button.Based on our experience working with this issue, we put together a guide that can hopefully inform, prevent, or at least help the victims of revenge porn fight back. Prevention Most of us don't want to live in a world where we can't send private photos to someone we're in a committed relationship with. You've probably heard it a thousand times before but it bares repeating: be careful sharing your personal information with others.