Meta, along with social media and adult content platforms, is funding the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s Take It Down initiative. This platform aids teens in removing their explicit images from the web. Despite recent efforts by Snapchat, TikTok, Facebook, and Instagram to combat sextortion and increase parental controls, Twitter’s policy still allows graphic content. Yaron Litwin of Canopy highlights the challenges in enforcing age restrictions on social media while respecting user privacy. Take It Down creates a digital fingerprint for explicit images, helping platforms identify and remove them. Litwin emphasizes the importance of parental communication and setting clear online rules for children, recommending tools like Canopy for monitoring and managing online behavior.
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