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Facebook ensures that sex trafficking is prohibited in its platform in response to the demand of a woman

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Posted 04/10/2018 4:42:01CET

WASHINGTON, 4 Oct. (Reuters/EP) –

The social network Facebook has assured this Wednesday that works both internally and externally to prevent persons involved in trafficking for sexual exploitation, after that a woman from Texas filed a lawsuit against the platform by not doing enough to protect users.

“Sex trafficking is abhorrent and it is prohibited on Facebook. We use the technology to prevent this type of abuse and we encourage people to use the reporting links can be found on our page for our team of experts can review the content quickly,” said a spokesman for Facebook said in a statement.

“Facebook is also working in close collaboration with organizations against trafficking and other technology companies, and we report all apparent instances of child sexual exploitation to NCMEC (National Center for Missing and Exploited Children),” he asserted.


A woman in the us state of Texas filed a lawsuit against the social network Facebook, alleging that its executives were aware that minors were being recruited by trafficking networks for sexual exploitation through its platform.

The woman, identified as Jane Doe in court documents filed in the District Court of Harris County in Houston this Monday, alleges that she was raped, beaten and captured for sexual exploitation by a “friend” of Facebook when I was 15 years old. Jane Doe ensures that a user who seemed to know several of your real life friends sent him a message through the platform.

According to the lawsuit, the man offered to console the girl after that discuss with your mother, but after picking it up in her house, hit her, raped her and made photographs that were later published.

The lawsuit said that Facebook did not do enough to verify the identity of the user and that Jane Doe was never warned that the drug traffickers for sexual exploitation operate in the social network.

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