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Facebook pages help anti-porn groups fuel discussion and activism locally and nationally

August 15, 2011
source: Deseret News

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MR says: Another cool resource for combatting pornography.

Tori Byers was shocked when she found it. The pornography belonged to someone close to her, which made the discovery harder to accept.

Looking for a way to help, she came across an ad that led to a Facebook page for the anti-porn movement "Porn Harms."

She's been regularly involved since.

Byers is one of more than 52,000 Facebook users connected to the "Pornography Harms" page. Morality in Media, the Washington, D.C.-based values group that runs "Porn Harms," launched the Facebook page in 2010 and attracted 12,000 followers in its first year. About 40,000 more have joined so far this year, tripling the group's audience. Other Facebook groups with similar goals, like the "Voices for Virtue" page run by Upward Reach, an Ogden-based group, have amassed thousands of followers as well through Facebook and other social networking.

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