Shark selfie: Boy fools internet, journalists with 'obvious' fakeUploader: Mezigar 1 years ago Subscribe 7
In a sombre warning to parents, Detective Senior Sergeant David Miles, an officer in the state of Queensland, warned that it was becoming a "normal" practice for young people in Australia to share explicit images of themselves. Other outlets that fell for the hoax include Pedestrian. This is real," he posted. There has been a growing push to specifically outlaw "revenge porn", or sharing intimate images of people - without their consent - to humiliate them. It says on its website that victims should "Google your name to check what else might be out there" and try to prevent specific images appearing in search results by creating "lots of new, positive content with your name attached".