Feeling over exposed?

In a day when camera phones are always at the ready, what might have seemed like a risqué expression of love now can have lasting, ugly repercussions.

Victims of “revenge porn” are working to craft laws to prohibit former sexual partners from posting their revealing snaps online. A proliferation of revenge porn sites showcase these explicit photos, often accompanied by verbal slams and identifying details, such as where the women live and work, and their links to Facebook. —Diane Richard, writer, September 25



Photo: Michael Stravato for The New York Times 

Source: ERICA GOODE, “Victims Push Laws to End Online Revenge Posts,” New York Times, September 23, 2013