Photobucket dumps photos of babies in diapers from the site, claiming they violate terms of service that prohibit posting images of nudity. Updated p. PDT with Photobucket acknowledging its error and restoring removed images. Photobucket is removing photos of babies in diapers from the site, saying they violate the terms of service because they depict "nudity.
'Fusking' Photobucket For Nude Photos Emerges As Latest Reminder Not To Post Naked Pics | HuffPost
Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Nude and racy images uploaded to Photobucket have showed up in public forums online. Story highlights Some private photos on Photobucket were improperly accessed and shared Hackers using a practice known as "fusking" to gain access to images Photobucket to start using scrambled URLs to combat fusking "Social media sites just can't keep up" with hackers, social media attorney says.
Read The Daily Dot for more. What goes up must come down, and when risque pics go online, they will be found. BuzzFeed has drawn attention to one such application of this maxim: An activity called "fusking," in which any snoop can easily trawl through your pictures on the image hosting site Photobucket, even if they are private or password protected, in search of your nude or otherwise compromising photos.
An alarming number of women have no idea that their private, nude photos posted on Photobucket, have been made public and are being passed around on Internet message boards. An entire thread on Reddit is devoted to posting X-rated pictures stolen from the photo-sharing site. Nude, explicit, and R-rated images uploaded on the online photo-hosting platform were in some cases made available to view on public Web forums dedicated to exploiting Photobucket''s privacy settings. Unbelievably, another thread takes requests.