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Revenge Porn

Revenge Porn is the sharing of private, sexual materials, either photos or videos, of another person without their consent and with the purpose of causing embarrassment or distress.

The images could sometimes be accompanied by personal information about the subject, including their full name, address and links to their social media profiles. The offence applies whether it's online or offline and to images  shared electronically or in a more traditional way; so it includes the uploading of images on the internet, sharing by text and e-mail, or showing someone a physical or electronic image.
 
Images may have been posted on social media or blogs, dating sites, porn sites or websites which have been deliberately set up to host this content.
 
Sharing explicit images has a devastating effect on the victim, often causing them to feel  humiliated, threatened and violated.  Sharing  of explicit images without consent is unacceptable, it is a crime and will be prosecuted.
 
If you are a victim of this crime you should report it to the police. Keep screenshots of any posts, especially any of a threatening nature, and those sent privately. Ensure you include time and dates of any offensive messages. Don't retaliate or engage  with the person who shared the image or information. Any harassment, online abuse, extortion, or threat to post your intimate images is against the law.