It may be the end of the world as we know it: Reddit announced some pretty significant changes to its policy regarding nude photos. Let’s rewind to this past summer when the utterly gross The Fappening happened and a bunch of female celebs like Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead—and some male (for all you meninists)—got their nudes leaked and posted to Reddit. The site refused to take down the images, until one week later, once it had raked in big bucks, citing the right to free speech and claiming the photos weren't an invasion of privacy. Mind you, as many so cleverly pointed out, the same
Reddit co-founder, Alexis Ohanian, commented on the policy, telling the NYT: “I really want to believe that as we enter the next 10 years of Reddit life, essentially the most trafficked media site on the Internet, the opportunity here to set a standard for respecting the privacy of our users."
So you've been warned. Don't end up like Hunter Moore.