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Protect Yourself From Revenge Porn

How To Protect Yourself From Revenge Porn

Revenge porn is fast becoming the favourite way for scorned ex-lovers to settle scores, with former Disney star Dylan Sprouse as the latest casualty. Locally, celebrities like Khanyi Mbau and former Miss Swaziland Nompilo Mncina have had their nude pictures leaked online. Here are 5 ways of protecting yourself from being a casualty of revenge porn:

1. Don’t Show Your Face.

It sounds boring but it’s worth trying out. Send a picture of your body in various poses.‘In a relationship you have to make sure that you watch your back. He may love you today but wake up the next morning and tell you that he wants to move on,’ says life coach Karen Zievorgel.

2. Save Them On Your Computer

Karen advises saving nude picture and sex tapes on your computer and using your own gadgets to take racy pictures. This way, you control access to the sexy footage.

3. Sexy Back

He’ll know who sent him the pictures so why show him your sexy backside next time he asks for naughty pictures? Afterall, there’s a reason the reverse cowgirl position is so popular.

4. Wear A Mask
A mask will make you look sexy and in control and up the kinky factor. And the possibilities are endless. You can be catwoman, a burlesque dancer and anything your mind conjures up.

5. Stay Alert

Set a Google Alert for your name: If a pic pops up, you’ll be ready with a take-down notice.

We think the best way of getting over revenge porn is holding your head up and moving on gracefully from what is ultimately a minor scandal because everyone has a naughty picture or video–they just have not been leaked to the public (yet). Read page 64 of COSMO for more on Revenge Porn and refuse to be broken down by bitter exes. 

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