Then they need to message themselves their nude photos via Messenger and the e-safety commissioner's office will notify Facebook of their submission.
Facebook's Head of Global Safety, Antigone Davis, said the pilot is an industry first, and builds on the non-consensual intimate images tool announced by Facebook in April that uses cutting-edge technology to prevent the re-sharing of images on its platforms.
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"Digital fingerprints" would be added to images to ensure they are spotted and prevented from being uploaded.
The company piloted the technology in Australia - allowing people who've shared nudes with partners to upload the files to Facebook, blocking their partner from posting them.
But it only works if anxious users upload those same intimate photos to Facebook or Facebook properties first.
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In the digital world today, deleting something never really deletes it, Adam Levin, founder of cybersecurity firm CyberScout, told "Today".
"The reality is that we're living in a world where breaches have become the third certainty in life where hackers are sophisticated, they're determined, they're persistent, they're very creative and there is no right to be forgotten".
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The program launched by Facebook is governed under eSafety and the eSafety officer stated that if a Facebook user in Australia is concerned about an intimate or adult image which is spreading online, then to stop that he needs to fill out a form, and then they need to send the image to themselves using Messenger.