Facebook is expanding its efforts to fight child pornography using Microsoft technology, Redmond announced in a blog post yesterday.
The world's largest social network has joined the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's PhotoDNA program. The service, which was developed by Microsoft Research and Dartmouth College in 2009, uses image-matching technology to find known depictions of child pornography across the Web. Facebook plans to use the technology across its network to ensure child pornography is not circulating through the site.
Microsoft has been using PhotoDNA with great success since the service's development. According to the company, … Read more